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Tenant Rights & Responsibilities
You, as a resident (tenant), have rights and responsibilities that help make your residence a better home for you and your family.

Along with your owner/management agent, you play an important role in making your place of residence – the unit (apartment), the grounds, and other common areas – a better place to live and in creating a community you can be proud of. These are some of your most important rights and responsibilities to help you get the most out of your home.

LA Water & Power
Southern California Gas Company
Southern California Edison
Santa Monica Water & Power
Burbank Water & Power
Glendale Water & Power
Pasadena Water & Power
Time Warner Cable
Charter Comm
Dish Network
Direct TV
Involving Your Apartment
• The right to live in decent, safe, and sanitary housing that is free from environmental hazards such as lead-based paint hazard.
• The right to have repairs performed in a timely manner, upon request, and to have a quality maintenance program run by management.
• The right to be given reasonable notice, in writing, of an none emergency inspection or other entry into your apartment.
To Your Landlord & Management Agent
• Complying with the rules and guidelines that govern your lease.
• Paying the correct amount of rent on a timely basis each month.
• Providing accurate information to the management agent regarding maintenance issues.
• Reporting any maintenance emergency issues to the management agent as soon as possible
To The Building & To your Fellow Residents
• Conducting yourself in a manner that will not disturb your neighbors.
• Not engaging in criminal activity in the unit, common area, or grounds.
• Keeping your unit clean and not littering the grounds or common areas.
• Disposing of garbage and waste in a proper manner.
• Complying with local codes that affect the health or safety of the residence.
• Maintaining your apartment and common areas in the same general physical condition as when you moved in.
• Reporting any apparent environmental hazards to the management, such as peeling paint—which is a hazard if it is a lead-based paint—and any defects in building systems, fixtures, appliances, or other parts of the unit, the grounds, or related facilities.
Involving Nondiscrimination
The right to equal and fair treatment and use of your building’s services and facilities, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, familial status (children under 18), national origin (ethnicity or language), or in some circumstances, age.

As a resident of BlackStone Realty & Management, Inc., you also have certain responsibilities to ensure that your residence remains a suitable home for you and your neighbors. By signing your lease, you and the owner/management company have entered into a legal, enforceable contract. You and the owner/management company are responsible for complying with your lease, house rules, and local laws governing your property. If you have any questions about your lease or do not have a copy of it, contact Blackstone Realty & Management, Inc. office at 310-279-5179.