Am I liable for property damage if I am not a tenant of the premises?

My friends agreed to let me have a fundraising party in their student housing. I agreed to pay if anything went wrong. During the party someone came in and broke into one of the rooms and stole $500. I paid the whose money was stolen $500 from the funds that i collected that night. The thief also broke 2 doors. The landlord took $1,300 out of the tenants security deposit to purchase and install 2 new doors. The tenants want me to reimburse them for the security deposit. What should I do and what documents do I need?

Asked on November 5, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Washington


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

You probably are liable, since, by what you write, you

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