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Your email is never shared, sold or added to any other mailing list. Richard November 12th, If you are getting complaints for being too noisy, worse case scenario, you could be evicted for violation of house rules specific to the quiet enjoyment of others. So, it should concern you a bit to be more aware of it.
Noise ordinances go into effect at If the Cops are called be friendly and cooperative with the officers. So, how can you protect yourself from over-sensitive neighbors? This is probably the hardest task, yet the most effective.
Then, provide your neighbor with your name and contact info and tell her to please call you directly if there are any future noise issues. Thank her for bringing it to your attention and tell her that you are sorry to have caused her any inconvienance and hope to be a good neighbor and that you will do everything in your power to reduce the noise levels.
This approach is the best protection against noise complaints! It will prevent the landlord from getting involved and should prevent the police from ever being called. Explain to your landlord that you hope to be a happy long-term tenant and will do everything in your power to reduce noise levels.
You can even explain what specific steps were being taken to reduce noise levels from your unit. Ask the landlord if they can provide any advice on how to reduce noise levels further so that you can also incorporate their suggestions.
End your letter with a sincere apology and tell management that you appreciate their management policies and that you want nothing more than to be compliant with any request made by them. Alright, NG… I assure you if you do this, you will be fine.
The worst thing you could do would be to ignore it, or get mad about it… neither will address the issue. By actively being aware of your neighbors wishes, she will inturn most likely be much more tolerant to your noise.
I too have been reported by my neighbor for being too noisy. The police have been called twice on me and my landlord sent me a notice saying that if a 3rd noise complaint was filed against me that I would be evicted. Thanks Richard for the advice, makes sense!
Also, thanks NG for posting this question! Its past midnight now, I guess I better turn off guitar hero and stop jumping around like a rock star!
Mel November 13th, 3: If a tenant shows me they are trying to cooperate when a complaint is made against them it earns huge brownie points. If I know a tenant is trying to avoid future problems, it makes me more lenient if a future complaint comes in.
In fact, it can even make the tenant that is complaining look bad and come off as too sensitive. We can only make judgments off of what we think is going on. If the lower tenant is being too picky you can always turn it around on them and complaint that they are not allowing you to enjoy your unit due to fear of noise complaint.
Although, that should only be a last option after you have tried to work it out fairly with your neighbor, yet she continues to be unreasonable.
Jen March 6th, The lady below us however instead of coming up here usually bangs on her ceiling which vibrates our whole floor. We asked for a bottom apartment because I knew that my kids could get roudy because my kids have a hard time sitting still and being quiet.
It is soo frustrating it makes me sooo nervous. Anyone have any suggestions Sound Sensitive April 15th, 5: My landlord is an attorney and I pleaded with him to do something with the tenant above me but in his words the only resolution is that there is no solution.
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