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Old 01-28-2013, 09:25 AM
 
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My sister and her husband are renting a home in Sarasota for the year. They have an elderly landlord who shows up at the house a few times a day to do "yard work". The man is just cutting things randomly or doing new plantings that are unnecessary, not really doing any real maintenance. He leaves tools (some dangerous like hatchets and saws) and trash (plastic bags from mulch, plastic planters) throughout the yard. He also waters every day and sometimes forgets and leaves the hoses on (they pay the water bill). They have asked him not to come every day, that worked for a while but now he is back to a few times a day. Personally I think he is a little crazy and probably has very little to do with himself. Do renters have any rights when it comes to this in Sarasota? They love the house but him being in the yard every day is becoming a bit much.
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Old 01-28-2013, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
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Here is a link to the Florida Landlord and Tenant laws - Florida Landlord/Tenant Law Division of Consumer Services, DOACS
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:52 AM
 
Location: Moved to town. Miss 'my' woods and critters.
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Is it possible for your sister and her husband to contact a relative of their landlord and explain the situation to them? Perhaps the elderly gentleman has recently been ill, maybe an early sign of dementia, or other lifestyle change?
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Lakewood Ranch, FL
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Since your question is about renter's rights, look at the link TamRE gave you for Florida law and refer to your lease for specific language on this subject.
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