Landlord & Tenant Law News and Stories
Landlord fined over eviction
Newtownabbey TodayFebruary 2, 2012
A spokeswoman for Belfast City Council said: “We are pleased with this ruling as it reminds landlords that tenants are entitled to the full protection of the law. We work extremely hard with landlords to raise awareness about the rights of tenants and ...more »
Utah senator introducing bill to prohibit discrimination based on sexual ...
The RepublicFebruary 1, 2012
...discrimination because of a person's sexual orientation, political views or gender identity. Democratic Sen. Ben McAdams of Salt Lake City says his bill would protect a person from being fired or denied housing because they are gay or transgender.more »
Obama says risky to attack Iran, wants diplomatic fix
Chicago TribuneFebruary 6, 2012
Betraying nervousness about the possibility of a military strike on Iran, two of its neighbors - Qatar and Turkey - urged Western powers on Sunday to make greater efforts to negotiate a solution to the nuclear dispute. Speaking at a security conference ...more »
Council stiffens boarding house rules
Kawartha Media GroupFebruary 24, 2012
The new measures the City is taking include applying noise bylaw fines to landlords as well as the tenants, requiring lodging house owners to have business licenses and insurance, expanding inspection powers to include the chief building inspector for ...more »
Residents await TEMA decision: Papers filed for buy-out of flood-prone Kings ...
The Mountain PressFebruary 1, 2012
They submitted paperwork that showed hundreds of thousands of dollars in insurance claims and damage caused by rising waters in hopes it would be enough to convince state officials to pass their application on to Washington.more »
Occupy Wall Street Evictions: Pittsburgh Movement Faces Eviction at Noon [LIVE ...
International Business TimesFebruary 7, 2012
Spirits are still high among the members of Occupy Pittsburgh, one of the few remaining factions of the Occupy Wall Street movement with a functioning campsite, despite, or perhaps because of the fact that they are facing a court ordered eviction at 12 ...more »