landlord-tenant law

landlord-tenant law

A general name given to the area of law that concerns itself with the creation of leasehold estates, the rights and responsibilities of the parties afterward, and the termination of the estates.

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The Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act was originally drafted in 1972 and was intended to serve as model legislative language that could be adopted by the states to serve as the landlord-tenant law in that state.
Tenders are invited for hhfdc is seeking statements of interest and qualifications from legal service providers, as hhfdc anticipates contracting for legal services in the following areas: bankruptcy, business law, contract law, contract negotiation, civil rights, collections, estates and trusts, landlord-tenant law, probate law, real property, and water rights.
The NAA Landlord and Tenant Model Legislation Working Group includes staff from NAA's state and local affiliates, members and attorneys specializing in landlord-tenant law.
Focusing his practice in the area of landlord-tenant law and representing landlords and property management companies throughout Indiana gives Jeff the insight into how to run your rental properties with less hassle and more profit.
His first two jobs involved assisting judges and regulators in cases involving rent regulation and landlord-tenant law.
A property manager should have high-level knowledge of the parameters of landlord-tenant law.
Not only would this proposal significantly rewrite landlord-tenant law, it could disproportionately burden access to housing by those receiving public assistance and young people with children, in violation of state and antidiscrimination laws.
Smith also has experience in general commercial litigation, landlord-tenant law, adverse possession actions, creditor's rights, and construction delay matters.
Florida's residential landlord-tenant law is governed by F.
was the first African-American administrative-law judge in Colorado, but his daughter became an expert in landlord-tenant law because of a woman who walked into a legal-aid clinic in Houston.
Most provinces across Canada include the issues of landlord-tenant law and contract law somewhere in their curricula: sometimes in law courses, sometimes in social studies, and sometimes in a variety of life-skill-building courses.
The traditions of landlord-tenant law did not hold landlords liable for harm that came from poorly maintained buildings; nor did that law protect tenants from landlords' unilateral powers to raise rents and evict those who could not aff ord the new price of housing.