Landlord & Tenant Law News and Stories
Renters moving out are paying for a new tenant's free month
Valley News LiveApril 3, 2017
President David Campbell said he was told by his attorney this new policy does not have to be in the lease, as the tenant is breaking a contract. According to state law, the landlords can seek “appropriate damages”. As for Nelson's question, Campbell ...more »
Why Do DC Evictions Require Rifle-Wielding US Marshals?
Reason (blog)March 30, 2017
It's standard practice for U.S. marshals to preside over D.C. evictions, in the same way that sheriff's deputies might do in other areas. That's because it falls to U.S. marshals to serve and carry orders of the Superior Court for the District of ...more »
Pew survey Americans list of concerns with China
EconoTimesApril 5, 2017
The US President Donald Trump is set to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on April 6th and 7th. The meeting would be held in President's Mar-a-Lago resort. This is President Trump's first face to face meeting with the Chinese President. According ...more »
Landlords Fined $33K by City After Rejecting Tenant With Housing Voucher
DNAinfoApril 5, 2017
Both fines were double the amount ordered by a civil court judge, a measure meant to underscore the city's dedication to stamping out housing discrimination, according to Carmelyn Malalis, chair and commissioner of the CCHR. “The commission is sending ...more »
'Sequestering' Condo Rental Income Improper Without Pleading ...
Daily Business Review (registration)April 17, 2017
Deutsche Bank National Trust went too far when it 'sequestered' rental income from a condominium in foreclosure, Florida's Third District Court of Appeal found.more »