I joke, things have changed.
This flat was a tomb of mould.
It was somehow both full of draughts and stale.
I had to scrub the walls with mildew cleaner once a fortnight and towel down the external walls every other morning.
The day we moved out and he came to collect the keys in his jaguar e-type and tried to wriggle out of giving me my deposit back.
I had hate in my heart, that day, I have to admit.
That's appalling. Don't you have laws to protect tenants from this kind of vulture?
@normandc it was, and yes we do to an extent, but justice is for those who can afford it.
Sorry, here in my province, we have a dedicated administrative tribunal that deals with disputes between landlords and tenants. It is much more accessible than the "regular" justice. I guess I assumed you had the same.
That being said, there are bad landlords here too, and sometimes the law seems unable to rein them.
@normandc mostly a case of, you can't complain or they'll kick you out, and you can't while moving out or you'll have to fight harder for your deposit and they won't give you a reference which means you can't move in anywhere else.
We still have no fault evictions here. Which sucks.
Oof. Here landlords cannot evict tenants without cause. They complain that the system overly protects tenants.
@normandc as it should.
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