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Judge says Occupy DC demonstrators must get notice before any eviction; feds ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray and DC health officials have expressed concern about a rat infestation at McPherson Square and other sanitation problems, with the mayor suggesting that the demonstrators relocate to Freedom Plaza, another federal space that's been ...more »

Local charity drops Catholic affiliation, will place kids with couples in ...
WPSD Local 6February 1, 2012

In June, Illinois lawmakers made it legal for same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, meaning they have the same rights as married couples. That includes the ability to become foster parents. With the new law came the stipulation that any ...more »

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Dangerous Premises
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What Must Landlords Do to Evict Tenants?
Patch.comFebruary 8, 2012

I believe that the landlord/tenant laws for residential leases are pro-tenant. If the landlord's “ducks” are all in a row, then the landlord can get the eviction. If a duck falls out of line, then the landlord may have to start over.more »

Housing Discrimination
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County Housing Settlement 72 Percent Complete
The Daily BedfordFebruary 6, 2012

After the Anti-Discrimination Center accused Westchester of falsely claiming to have analyzed minority housing patterns while accepting federal development grants, the federal government picked up the court case and hammered out a settlement with the ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Sandusky says he wants to see his grandchildren
Carlisle SentinelFebruary 11, 2012

He also noted a court-appointed guardian for grandchildren who are part of a custody dispute found no reason Sandusky couldn't see them. Outside the courthouse, Sandusky told reporters he wanted to be able to see his grandchildren - who he said wanted ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Town Hall meeting at Bragg reveals that two registered sex offenders reside on ...
Patch.comFebruary 9, 2012

Besides representatives of the tenant organizations on Fort Bragg, members from Family Readiness Groups and community residents posed questions and concerns during the open forum. Updates and a report from the Womack representative included that there ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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Mold lawsuit advances
Suffolk News-HeraldFebruary 3, 2012

Deborah Simpson claims that son suffered from frequent vomiting, sinus infections, skin rashes, watery eyes, ear infections and other ailments while he attended the school. Tests on the boy came back positive for allergic reactions to mold.more »

Olympic housing crunch: London landlords evict tenants to gouge tourists
msnbc.comFebruary 2, 2012

By Marian Smith, LONDON -- Landlords in Britain's capital are evicting tenants so they can cash in on this summer's Olympic Games by charging tourists many times the usual rent. Homes in the east London boroughs where many events are to be ...more »


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