If you are an apartment dweller, there may be instances when you can call a repair service and then deduct the cost from your rent.
If you’re behind on your rent, can your landlord keep and/or dump your personal property?
A landlord can’t charge you for normal wear and tear – changes that are naturally recurring regardless of how well you took care of the place – but the cost of major repairs resulting from damage you caused may be deducted for your deposit.
You’re finally out of school and renting your own apartment. When can – and when can’t – your landlord come in?