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Tenants evicting tenants

When one roommate's private life destroys household sanity

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Question: I have a month-to-month rental agreement for an apartment. I like my rental unit, except I have a roommate who constantly has violent fights with her boyfriend. We called the police on him a couple of times and she put a restraining order on him as well. This morning, Sunday, at about 1:30 a.m., I saw him go through the window to her bedroom and left the same way at about 8:30 a.m. I don't have any written agreement with my roommate and I am the only tenant on the rental agreement. I would like to give her a 3-day eviction notice, if that is legal. She is giving me a lot of stress, and I don't have peace of mind since she became my roommate. Please advise. Property manager Griswold replies: Unfortunately, you do not have the same options as a landlord does when it comes to getting rid of a bad tenant. In your case you only have a verbal agreement with a problem roommate so you need to work with her to get her to move voluntarily. While you like your rental unit, since you are...