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Landlord and tenant rights: what to do with a rental nightmareWhat Does the Rent Law Say?Tenant Troubles: My Landlord Is Selling The House I Live In, Do I Have To Move ...Boulder to hold flood info session for landlords, tenants on ThursdayNorristown '911 Landlord' Law Will Face Federal Court ChallengeBill would deregulate tenants' property rightsLong Wait for Law to Safeguard TenantsTenant tipsAnne Peterson: Evicting a tenant is a complicated legal processSenate Bill Empowers Landlords, Restricts Local Tenants' Rights LawsTenant Troubles: Why Won't My Landlords Take A Rent Check From My ...Long wait for law to safeguard tenantsInformational meeting on state landlord-tenant laws tonightSenate passes law limiting tenants' rights in landlord disputesSenate passes law limiting tenants' rights in landlord disputes

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What Does the Rent Law Say?
AllAfrica.comSeptember 26, 2013

A landlord (landlady) is a person who owns and rents property for the purposes of boarding. The tenant is a person who pays rent to occupy the house. As I was saying, some landlords are making life unbearable for tenants in the face of the Rent Law 220 ...more »

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Landlord and tenant rights: what to do with a rental nightmare
Globalnews.caSeptember 27, 2013

While lawyers can be expensive, alternatives include making applications to provincial court, or using an Alberta program called the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS). Baxter said the RTDRS has exactly the ... Other provinces also ...more »

What Does the Rent Law Say?
AllAfrica.comSeptember 26, 2013

A landlord (landlady) is a person who owns and rents property for the purposes of boarding. The tenant is a person who pays rent to occupy the house. As I was saying, some landlords are making life unbearable for tenants in the face of the Rent Law 220 ...more »

Tenant Troubles: My Landlord Is Selling The House I Live In, Do I Have To Move ...
The San Francisco AppealSeptember 25, 2013

Obviously this means we need to move out, but I don't know what our rights are as tenants since there are so many exceptions to rent laws for houses. I'm pretty sure this falls under the Ellis Act, which means we get four months notice to vacate and ...more »

Boulder to hold flood info session for landlords, tenants on Thursday
Daily CameraSeptember 24, 2013

Attorneys will be on hand to answer flood-related questions and explain legal rights under Colorado landlord-tenant law, including the warranty of habitability. For more information on flood recovery, go to boulderfloodinfo.net. Print Email Font Resize ...more »

Norristown '911 Landlord' Law Will Face Federal Court Challenge
CBS LocalSeptember 19, 2013

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A federal judge in Philadelphia today ordered a full trial on the challenge to a Norristown ordinance that fines landlords when tenants repeatedly call police. The key issue is whether the law illegally deters tenants from ...more »

Bill would deregulate tenants' property rights
UW Badger HeraldSeptember 19, 2013

Dale Schultz, R-Richland Center, would allow landlords to dispose of anything left behind by a tenant, as opposed to current law where landlords are required to notify the tenant. The legislation passed 18-15 along party lines. The measure would also ...more »

Long Wait for Law to Safeguard Tenants
AllAfrica.comSeptember 19, 2013

Tenants will have to wait longer for legislation that was intended to level landlord-tenant relations in the country as the Housing ministry is yet to tidy up its house. The existing landlord and tenant laws favour the former, while some sections are ...more »

Tenant tips
Williamsport Sun-GazetteSeptember 19, 2013

More than 50 people, mostly landlords, attended an informational meeting on state landlord-tenant laws held Wednesday evening by the Williamsport Lycoming Landlord Association at City Hall. State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Williamsport, also a landlord, ...more »

Anne Peterson: Evicting a tenant is a complicated legal process
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleSeptember 18, 2013

... receive any interest during this time period, and the landlord would not receive an administrative fee. There may come a day when interest payments return to higher levels, in which case, the rules regarding payment of interest will once again be ...more »

Senate Bill Empowers Landlords, Restricts Local Tenants' Rights Laws
Wisconsin Public Radio NewsSeptember 18, 2013

Middleton Democratic Rep. Jon Erpenbach pointed out it would also make it easier for landlords to dispose of an evicted tenant's property. “A landlord has a lot of rights and under this legislation, the landlord will have a lot more rights. They should ...more »

Tenant Troubles: Why Won't My Landlords Take A Rent Check From My ...
The San Francisco AppealSeptember 18, 2013

One senior person working there took my partner back to his office and said that once we were married that any surviving partner would have full rights and benefits of being an original tenant, which he was, but we are having trouble coming up with ...more »

Long wait for law to safeguard tenants
The StarSeptember 18, 2013

Tenants will have to wait longer for legislation that was intended to level landlord-tenant relations in the country as the Housing ministry is yet to tidy up its house. The existing landlord and tenant laws favour the former, while some sections are ...more »

Informational meeting on state landlord-tenant laws tonight
Williamsport Sun-GazetteSeptember 18, 2013

To help clear up information regarding state landlord-tenant laws, the Williamsport Lycoming Landlord Association will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. tonight. State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Williamsport, will speak at the meeting in the William Sechler ...more »

Senate passes law limiting tenants' rights in landlord disputes
77Square.comSeptember 18, 2013

The Wisconsin state Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that grants landlords more power over tenants, a move opposed by Democrats who said it takes away tenants' rights and limits the control of local governments over property within their jurisdiction.more »

Senate passes law limiting tenants' rights in landlord disputes
Wisconsin State JournalSeptember 18, 2013

The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill that would grant landlords more power over tenants, a move opposed by Democrats as taking away tenants' rights and limiting the control of local governments over property within their jurisdiction. The ...more »

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