Hi Sophia, I have a little question. In my apartment, the water heater is broken, but my landlord wants me to pay for it.
If it was broken because of normal use, then the landlord should pay for its repair or replacement. However, sometimes there are special exceptions about equipment maintenance in the terms of your signed rental contracts.
I would suggest looking over the exact wording of the contract to find out if these terms are included. If so, you would be expected to pay for its repair, even if you were not the direct cause of it breaking. However, if this clause is not present, there should be no need for you to pay for the water heater.
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