What to do bout sexual harrassment by my landlord?

I have a landlord that is making me feel extremely uncomfortable by rubbing my arm and talking about sex everytime I go to pay rent. What are my options as far as sexual harrassment and what would the consequences be for me?

Asked on June 24, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Georgia

Answers:

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

With respect to your overly demonstrative landlord I would personally speak with him/her about how uncomfortable you are concerning the touching and talk and follow such up with a letter keeping a copy of such for future use and reference and hope that the conduct ends.

If the landlord retaliates against you, you should consult with a landlord tenant attorney with respect to what your options would be such as a restraining order.


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