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Broken Appliances: Your Responsibility?

Landlords! What exactly do they have to fix in your rental when you're occupying it? A tenant and her roommate currently rent a flat that they've lived in for 2.5 years. Their washing machine has broke, and the landlord says it's the tenants responsibility to pay for the repairs. Who's in the right? Head over the SF Appeal to see what lawyerly advice Dave Crow provides. [SF Appeal/photo via Shutterstock]