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OP has also accused their roommate of being negligent with chores around the house
OP doesn’t believe their roommate is doing enough to pay his own half of the rent. Consequently, they might ask him to move out
Here’s how the Reddit community reacted to the story:
“Start inviting new potential tenants in to view the place. That ought to put the fear of homelessness in him.”
“Look for a new apartment that you can afford on your own or find another roomie to help pay rent.”
“Go to a lawyer, and speak to your apartment manager. See if you can serve them notice of eviction.“
“Your roommate can get a job at McDonald’s today.”
“I'd seriously consider putting them out & driving them to a pawnshop to raise some cash to square things.“
“Let this be a lesson learned and don’t let someone be 3 months late on rent.”
“Why would you put up with this trash roommate? Tell him to gtfo and get a new roommate in.“
The Reddit community has slammed OP’s roommate for being so nonchalant about their financial obligations. They are quite surprised that OP even let this go on for three whole months.
The verdict of this matter is clear: Pay up or move out! One Redditor even suggested that OP start inviting potential tenants to check out the apartment while his roommate is around.
Well, OP took the Netizens' advice and has now given their roommate a date to vacate the house. However, from the way things are going, this could end up in a messy court battle.
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