Has my landlady got the right to tell me...

Asked by Tenant2020 on 23-08-2020 17:27:23
Question posted in the General Law category relating to KwaZulu-Natal

Has my landlady got the right to tell me to pick up her dogs poop she has two great danes and a border collie? I have a maltese poodle I pick up her poop. I'm renting a bachelor flat with small garden my rent has always included water and lights. Been here for 4 years 2 years ago a blind in the kitchen broke I have replaced the blind because I accidently broke it. I have asked her for 2 years to put up blind to date still not done. The toilet flush mechanism has broken her words wear and tear. I have to cistern open to flush. For four years I've had to provide DSTV at my exspense including insurance on her decoder. I'm a widow for four years now I'm not working I only receive a small pension from late husbands work. With lockdown I cannot work as l'm a mobile massage therapist/beautician. Please can you give me advice. 



Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 24-08-2020 10:04:43

Hi there,

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No! Why should she - unless it was agreed that as part of your rental obligations you would help clean the property or such like.

I think that you need to pay for your own DSTV.

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