Lease break for conditions

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Country: United States of America
State: Florida

I SHARE A CONDO WITH MY FRIEND. I'M NOT CURRENTLY WORKING (AND SHOULD BE), SO MONEY IS TIGHT. THE WOMAN IN THE UNIT ABOVE US MAKES NOISE (THE SCRAPING OF FURNITURE LEGS ON HER FLOOR, POUNDING, DROPPING OF OBJECTSETC.) CONSTANTLY. WE'VE TALKED TO HER (SHE DENIES IT)AND HAVE SEND A LETTER TO THE CONDO SSOCIATION (WORTHLESS). WE SPECULATE SHE MAY BE "HYPERACTIVE" AS A RESULT OF SOME SORT OF DEMENTIA - OR ELSE JUST HOSTILE. WE CAN'T AFFORD TO MOVE. I KNOW TE COURTS DON'T WELCOME SUCH CASES (AND HOW ARE THEY PROVEN?), BUT THIS CAN'T GO ON...IT'S AFFECTING OUR WELL-BEING AND COULD AFFECT THE PROPERTY'S VALUE.

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You can break the lease if it is intolerable for you--the landlord if you ask may have her place carpet or something similar--if you decide to leave, have witnesses etc. in case they try to sue in small clams...