Building and Strengthening Tenant Action
Buscando Acción y Solidaridad Que Transforme el Arrendamiento
Evidence Collection Tips for Renters
Having evidence of problems helps you enforce your rights.
Here are some tips.
Make sure to log the following types of activities and issues:
Taking a video or picture
Code or management inspecting
Maintenance going to your apartment
Calling the management office
Going to the management office
Handing in or mailing a repair request
Anytime a housing problem occurs
(eg., a leak starts, there is no hot water, sink clogs, management treats you badly)
this information is for educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal counsel or advice.
It’s important to keep track of what’s going on with your housing. Maintaining a log of ongoing problems and activities you take to try to get the problems resolved is a good way to keep a record so you don’t forget anything.