Tenant Move Out Cleanup >> Tenant Junk Removal

Housing codesThe primary purpose of housing codes is to protect the health and safety of the people who live in housesand apartments.A minimum standard of maintenance is set, making the landlord (not the tenant) responsible for keeping Tenant Junk Removal rental property in decent shape. (See: "The landlord's responsibilities", pg 11.)

The law protects tenants who exercise their rights to report code violations. If they call to complain and Tenant Junk Removal ask for an inspection, the landlord cannot take revenge by harassing them (i.e. threatening eviction).38Alaska has a statewide fire code, but does not have a statewide housing code. Many communities dohave local codes.

If you live in one of these communities, you may report substandard conditions by calling the numberslisted here: Tenant Junk Removal Anchorage Tenant responsibilitiesThe Landlord and Tenant Act provides that the tenant:39(1) shall keep that part of the premises occupied and used by the tenant as clean and safe.

The condition of the premises permit;(2) shall dispose of all ashes, rubbish, garbage, Tenant Junk Removal and other waste from the dwelling unit in a clean andsafe manner;(3) shall keep all plumbing fixtures in the dwelling unit or used by the tenant as clean as theircondition permits;(4) shall use in a reasonable manner all electrical, plumbing, sanitary, heating, ventilating, airconditioning, kitchen, and other facilities and appliances including elevators in the premises.

May not deliberately or negligently destroy, deface, damage, impair, or remove a part of thepremises or knowingly permit any person to do so;(6) may not unreasonably disturb, Tenant Junk Removal or permit others on the premises with the tenant's consent tounreasonably disturb, a neighbor's peaceful enjoyment of the premises.

Shall maintain smoke and carbon monoxide detection devices as required under AS 18.70.095;(8) may not, Tenant Junk Removal except in an emergency when the landlord cannot be contacted after reasonable effortto do so, change the locks on doors of the premises without first securing the written agreementof the landlord and, immediately after changing the locks.

Providing the landlord a set of keys toall doors for which locks have been changed; in an emergency, the tenant may change the locks and shall, within five days, Tenant Junk Removal provide the landlord a set of keys to all doors for which locks havebeen changed and written notice of the change; and(9) may not unreasonably engage in conduct.

Permit others on the premises to engage in conduct,that results in the imposition of a fee under a municipal ordinance adopted under AS 29.35.125.To comply with the Landlord and Tenant Act and the rental agreement a tenant should: abide by the lawful terms of the rental agreement and Tenant Junk Removal the reasonable rules established by the landlord.

Pay the rent on time;40 be considerate of other tenants; keep the premises clean and safe; remove snow and ice from leased premises (this does not include the common areas);41 dispose of garbage and other waste in a clean and safe manner; Tenant Junk Removal prevent damage to the premises; replace or repair anything destroyed or damaged by accident or carelessness on the part of thetenant or the tenant's guests.

Make sure the unit's smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are working by testing them periodicallyand changing the batteries as needed;42 give adequate notice before moving; Tenant Junk Removal move out when the rental agreement ends; and clear the premises of possessions when moving out. The tenant must pay the rent each month as it becomes due. 

The landlord is not required to ask the43 tenant each month for the rent.If a different place for payment is not agreed upon when the tenant moves in, it is assumed that the rentwill be collected at the dwelling unit.44If the tenant rents monthly, Tenant Junk Removal the rent is due every month on the day of the month that the tenancy began,unless otherwise agreed.45 

Thus, if the tenant moves in on the 8th, the rent is due on or before the 8th ofevery month, unless both parties agree to another rental due date, which is typically the 1st of the month.Landlord remediesIf tenants do not meet their responsibilities, Tenant Junk Removal the landlord can terminate the rental agreement by writtennotice and require that the tenants move. The written notice must be specific about the problem inquestion. 

If the tenants are notified of a problem and remedy the problem within the time allowed, but the problemoccurs again within six months, Tenant Junk Removal the landlord may terminate the rental agreement using a three- or fiveday written notice, depending on the type of problem. If this occurs the landlord does not need to give thetenant an opportunity to fix the problem. 

The notice must specify the problem and the date of termination(see page 27 for specific notice requirements).46A lawsuit Tenant Junk Removal to evict a tenant is called a "Forcible Entry and Detainer Action", or "FED". A landlord who evictsa tenant may contact an attorney for representation, or landlords who are owners may elect to representthemselves.If the landlord who is an owner chooses to represent him or herself, it is a good idea to contact the AlaskaCourt System for its booklet called "Eviction". 

This booklet describes in detail the procedure for evictions from residential property for failureto pay rent, but will also help landlords with evictions for other reasons, Tenant Junk Removal since the process is quite similar. If the landlord needs to get in . . .A landlord may enter the premises only to:47 make repairs or perform maintenance; supply necessary or agreed services; inspect for damages.

Show the premises to prospective buyers, renters, or contractors; or remove personal property belonging to the landlord that is not covered under the rental agreement.In these situations, the landlord MUST give the tenant 24 hours notice. He must say what time he iscoming, Tenant Junk Removal and try to pick a time that is mutually convenient. The landlord may enter for these reasons onlywith the tenant's consent and only at reasonable times. 

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