Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Wednesday July 30, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Miscellaneous > Off-Topic

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-14-2010, 12:55 PM   #1
Stroke
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 12208
Join Date: Nov 2001
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: in front of a beer and smokes
Vehicle:
1998 Pick'm up truck

Default How much notice to give roommate that they need to move?

I've decided that my roommate needs to go, and as I'm the primary lease holder he doesn't really have a choice. Problem is I keep getting caught up on how much notice to give him. Two weeks seems like too little time, even for a jackass like him, and a month seems too long.

Is there some legal limit for how much time I have to give him? I know he's the type that would use it to his advantage if there is, instead of just bowing out gracefully.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Stroke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 12:56 PM   #2
Matt K
NASIOC Supporter
 
Member#: 45204
Join Date: Oct 2003
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: you are so complex
Vehicle:
16 you don't
respond to danger

Default

is his name on the lease?
Matt K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 12:57 PM   #3
shawmacs
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 111284
Join Date: Mar 2006
Chapter/Region: VIC
Location: Squampton
Vehicle:
2005 WRX Wagon
Platinum Silver

Default

No legalalities around it as far as I know (at least not here). It is just considered a domestic dispute, much the same as punting a family member if it is a shared accommodation.
shawmacs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 12:57 PM   #4
Brad Pittiful
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 34931
Join Date: Apr 2003
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: A Town Called Malice
Vehicle:
. .
This ain't no picnic!

Default

change the locks the next time he goes out...put all his stuff on the lawn
Brad Pittiful is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:00 PM   #5
Doobie Scoo
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 116123
Join Date: May 2006
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Seattle
Vehicle:
93 MR2 T
Blue metallic

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stroke View Post
Two weeks seems like too little time, even for a jackass like him, and a month seems too long.
.
What comes between 2 and 4? My guess is to go with that if one is too hot, and the other is too cold.
Doobie Scoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:00 PM   #6
teiva-boy
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 22825
Join Date: Aug 2002
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Seattle, WA
Default

Just look up your local laws for eviction... Typically it's around 30days notice.
teiva-boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:02 PM   #7
sheikthin
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 77592
Join Date: Dec 2004
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Corning, NY
Vehicle:
* missdawn = MILF
now with 25% less pistons

Default

How long has he lived there with you? I'm pretty sure that you have to give at least 30 days notice, especially if he receives mail there. If he's on the lease i think that complicates things more, even if you're the "primary" lease holder. There's alot of laws about these things and they differ by states. You'd be best to look it up and see what you can and can't do, just in case he gets pissed and sues you.
sheikthin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:03 PM   #8
Matt K
NASIOC Supporter
 
Member#: 45204
Join Date: Oct 2003
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: you are so complex
Vehicle:
16 you don't
respond to danger

Default

^^. also, i don't think primary lease holder is a real thing. either you're on the lease or you aren't.
Matt K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:08 PM   #9
Damien
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 25234
Join Date: Sep 2002
Chapter/Region: International
Location: Wandering the World
Vehicle:
2013 Black WRX
287 Igg-Points just `cuz

Default

30 days here and here in WI, you cannot shut off power/utilities in the middle of winter. (might be the same for kicking someone out in the middle of winter.)

-Damien
Damien is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:16 PM   #10
Stroke
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 12208
Join Date: Nov 2001
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: in front of a beer and smokes
Vehicle:
1998 Pick'm up truck

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt K View Post
^^. also, i don't think primary lease holder is a real thing. either you're on the lease or you aren't.
You're right. I was just parroting a term one of my other roommates used in discussion about it. I should have said I'm the only one on the lease.

And we've both lived here for years. He gets mail here and everything.
Stroke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:18 PM   #11
Strider
Burst Smurf
Moderator
 
Member#: 2197
Join Date: Aug 2000
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: An adventure is just
Vehicle:
an inconvenience,
properly considered.

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stroke View Post
You're right. I was just parroting a term one of my other roommates used in discussion about it. I should have said I'm the only one on the lease.

And we've both lived here for years. He gets mail here and everything.
You have to formally have him evicted. Have fun.
Strider is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:21 PM   #12
SkirtBoy
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 11056
Join Date: Oct 2001
Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: Sugar Land, TX
Vehicle:
2009 MB CLK 350 CPO
Black on Tan

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stroke View Post
You're right. I was just parroting a term one of my other roommates used in discussion about it. I should have said I'm the only one on the lease.

And we've both lived here for years. He gets mail here and everything.
Varies from state to state, but I think if you are accepting rent from him, then he has full tennancy rights so 30 days would be needed.
SkirtBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:23 PM   #13
Matt K
NASIOC Supporter
 
Member#: 45204
Join Date: Oct 2003
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: you are so complex
Vehicle:
16 you don't
respond to danger

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by StriderTB View Post
You have to formally have him evicted. Have fun.
i suspect that this is the case. if it is, good luck.
Matt K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:24 PM   #14
alacrity024
Review Crew
 
Member#: 49476
Join Date: Nov 2003
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Out of the car, long-hair!!
Default

if he's on the lease, it's kind of for the two of you to hash out.


if he's not, two months is really nice, a month is about normal, and two weeks seems a little dick-ish.
alacrity024 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:24 PM   #15
gamewave
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 86578
Join Date: May 2005
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Vehicle:
2009 Legacy GT
carbon

Default .

I did it just last year to someone I lived with. I owned the house and lived there and he paid rent and lived there too. Each month rent was taking longer and longer to get to me. I finally told him if he didnt get it to me on a certain date he was out. That day came and that day I changed the locks. Couldn't be happier.

He should know the terms and you need to just make the decision, make sure your there when he moves all his stuff.
gamewave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:24 PM   #16
Stroke
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 12208
Join Date: Nov 2001
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: in front of a beer and smokes
Vehicle:
1998 Pick'm up truck

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by StriderTB View Post
You have to formally have him evicted. Have fun.
Wunderbar.
Stroke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:25 PM   #17
wildnuts
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 19967
Join Date: Jun 2002
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: Herndon, VA
Vehicle:
2005 Silverado
Blue

Default

Give respectable notice. 30 days is reasonable. Depending on laws, even if roommate isn't on lease, if they can prove they were there for a certain period of time, they can legally remain. Had this happen to a friend who was living with a gf for a little while. Since you think he'll try to stick around, just gotta do it by the laws.
wildnuts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:25 PM   #18
Matt K
NASIOC Supporter
 
Member#: 45204
Join Date: Oct 2003
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: you are so complex
Vehicle:
16 you don't
respond to danger

Default

alacrity has more experience with this than most of us do, I bet. He's probably right (for NH anyway)
Matt K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:26 PM   #19
Strider
Burst Smurf
Moderator
 
Member#: 2197
Join Date: Aug 2000
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: An adventure is just
Vehicle:
an inconvenience,
properly considered.

Default

He's lived there for years and gets mail there. He has established residency, and you can't legally throw him out without formally evicting him. If you throw him out or change the locks he can sue you.
Strider is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:31 PM   #20
Bochet
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 155613
Join Date: Aug 2007
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Charleston, SC
Default

If you're the only one on the lease it's up to you to determine how much time to give him.

If things get violent involve the authorities.
Bochet is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:36 PM   #21
Turn in Concepts
NASIOC Vendor
 
Member#: 93646
Join Date: Aug 2005
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Vehicle:
Many Track Records
Let us help you go fast!

Default

Since you're the only one on the lease find a new place, move out, tell he he's got to the end of the month to find a new place.
Turn in Concepts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:39 PM   #22
alacrity024
Review Crew
 
Member#: 49476
Join Date: Nov 2003
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Out of the car, long-hair!!
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt K View Post
alacrity has more experience with this than most of us do, I bet.
ugh. don't remind me.

those ****ing people downstairs.. i will remember them for the rest of my life.

and it didn't really get much better after they left.

i do not envy landlords.
alacrity024 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:47 PM   #23
Stroke
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 12208
Join Date: Nov 2001
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: in front of a beer and smokes
Vehicle:
1998 Pick'm up truck

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bochet View Post
If you're the only one on the lease it's up to you to determine how much time to give him.

If things get violent involve the authorities.
[venting]He threatened violence recently. That was the straw that broke the camel's back. It's sad really since we've been friends for almost 14 years now, and roommates for the last six. It just seems that he's changed over the last year. [/vent]
Stroke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:48 PM   #24
shawmacs
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 111284
Join Date: Mar 2006
Chapter/Region: VIC
Location: Squampton
Vehicle:
2005 WRX Wagon
Platinum Silver

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Turn in Concepts View Post
Since you're the only one on the lease find a new place, move out, tell he he's got to the end of the month to find a new place.
This would definitely be the most passive aggressive move (i.e. something that I would do )
shawmacs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2010, 01:48 PM   #25
Jessie James
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 2072
Join Date: Aug 2000
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: Out of my mind
Default

Google "landlord tenant handbook" and the name of your state and find out. If he does not have a lease, then you have to fall back to state laws. If he is the type to get back at you, then you damn well better do it by the letter of the law. If not, he can sue you, can stop paying rent and stay there until evicted, etc.

In most states you must give notice of 30-60 days. You probably also have to do it in writing.

In most states it is VERY illegal to change the locks, cut services, or deny him access to amenities he was using (fridge, TV, yard, whatever).
Jessie James is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
who has gotten so scard that they needed to change their underwear? skimmilk68 Off-Topic 31 02-01-2012 08:01 AM
Movies that just shouldn't be shown on regular TV if they need to be edited... ZMANNH25rs Off-Topic 35 01-31-2006 01:40 AM
You've won $100 million, how much do you give to charity? FunkerVogt Off-Topic 87 05-03-2005 05:05 PM
Now that antidepressant patents are to expire, FDA admits they need warning labels George71 Political Playground 0 09-21-2004 11:11 AM
Question: How far with how much notice? Shaggy Vancouver Impreza Club Forum -- VIC 3 08-28-2000 09:56 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.