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Lack of rental agreement caused problems in Los Rosales

The San Pedro Communal Police mediated a conflict between the landlord and her tenant

In the Los Rosales urbanization, located in the San Pedro parish of the Libertador municipality, in Caracas, a conflict arose due to non-compliance with the agreements established during the rental of a home, a situation that warranted mediation by officials of the Communal Police service of the Bolivarian National Police Corps (Cpnb).

An elderly woman, along with her neighbor, came to the service headquarters, located on Francisco Pimentel Avenue in the community of Los Chaguaramos, in search of help to reach an understanding with her tenant, whom she accused of failing to comply. the commitments acquired before the annex in Los Rosales was rented.

The older adult assured that at the time of renting the space, the tenant was notified that the place had various damages to its structure, but was still habitable. Condition that the young woman accepted, as well as the rules that were indicated to her to be able to proceed with the rental.

The first Cpnb officer and coordinator of the San Pedro Communal Police service, Juan Morales, commented to Últimas Noticias that the tenant was only allowed to live on the premises with her children. However, the woman gave a home to her romantic partner and was joined by other people who entered and left the annex daily.

Given the above, the landlord and her renter were summoned, as well as the man who accompanied her during the application to serve as a witness to the event.


The three summoned people came to the Mediation and Conflict Resolution Room, located within the facilities of the Communal Police service, to present their arguments about the problem they were going through.

The first Cpnb officer assured that the meeting took place peacefully. He added that, in the conversation process, the elderly woman reiterated what was stated at the time of making the request.

He said that many people stayed in the annex without their consent and that, in addition, many annoying noises were generated from the space. She added that the tenant also made repairs to the home without having her approval and that she is now charging her money for the expenses incurred.

For her part, the other woman expressed her intention to vacate the property, but first she would need to be returned the capital she paid for the renovations in the space. The tenant alleged that the arguments presented by the tenant are false: “Everything she says is a lie. She did not give me a lease, she did not tell me the conditions in which the property was, she has said that my children and I are invaders.”

Meanwhile, the man claimed to be a witness that the elderly lady has always acted with respect towards her tenant. He commented that the applicant has never shown herself to have bad intentions.

After talking and each person presenting and listening to arguments, a series of agreements were reached that are recorded in a document signed by all those present at the mediation. In relation to this, the officials explained to those involved that if anyone proceeded to fail to comply with the commitments, the case would be referred to the Public Ministry.


The coordinator of the Mediation and Conflict Resolution Room indicated that the two parties agreed not to attack each other verbally or psychologically. They also agreed that there would not be any type of harassment or persecution between them, and that they would not involve third parties in the already reconciled problem.

Likewise, the tenant voluntarily stated that she would not give access to people outside the home. While her landlord declared that she would pay half of the money the young woman spent on home repairs; The amount would be paid in three installments and once the annex was vacated.

In turn, officials assured that they would follow up on the case. This allowed them to realize, after the meeting, that the agreements were not fulfilled. Morales indicated that the applicant did not pay the amount agreed upon during the conciliation because, although repairs had been made to the home, the tenant also caused several damages.

Given the situation, the case was referred to the First Municipal Prosecutor of the Libertador municipality, located on Nueva Granada Avenue in the Santa Rosalía parish.


The Ordinance for Citizen Coexistence, Civility and Communal Peace Justice of the Libertador municipality of Caracas states in its article 4 that the Cpnb troops are one of the competent authorities to achieve its compliance.

In this regard, article 56 states that the officials indicated in the above mentioned will apply alternative formulas for the resolution of conflicts, such as negotiation, arbitration, mediation, conciliation or transaction, signing the corresponding conciliatory minutes for this purpose.

Furthermore, article 58 states that whoever fails to comply or violates the agreement established as an alternative formula for resolving the conflict will be sanctioned with a fine equivalent to payment in bolivars of 70 times the official exchange rate of the highest value currency set by the Bank. Central Venezuela or carrying out community work.

Ordinance and payment of fines

The Ordinance for Citizen Coexistence, Civility and Communal Peace Justice of the Libertador Municipality, Caracas, indicates in article 61 the period that offenders have to cancel the fines established by the competent authorities.

It states that once the sanction is imposed, they will have 15 business days to pay the amount in the banks designated by the local Autonomous Police Institute.

In that sense, if the offender pays within five days of imposition, he or she will receive a 20% discount on the total amount.

Likewise, it indicates that, if the stipulated time is exceeded, the person may negotiate a payment agreement with the Municipal Office for Coexistence, Civility and Peace.

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