Can my landlord sue me with no lease or contract?

Question by Brittney: Can my landlord sue me with no lease or contract?
I believe I am owed my security deposit and he is claiming 1142.00 in damages and its all lies! Can he do this. He is even claiming late charges! He claimed to keep the deposit for the carpet which had two stains on it. When i called BS he sent me this itemized letter 5 months after i moved out. He is even claiming I am responsible for his personal injury to his back! WTF?

Best answer:

Answer by HEATHER
Do a search for tenant rights and your state. Also search "landlord won't return deposit" and your state too. In many states if damages are not itemized to you within 30 days of you leaving, you can sue HIM for double the deposit.

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