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habitable

Living quarters capable of being occupied without danger to health or safety and in a manner generally consistent with minimum living conditions for the community. Many states require landlords to provide habitable dwellings to tenants.

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Some of the negative impacts are failures in habitability and the low resilience of these cities.
The trial court found that credible evidence demonstrated lack of habitability of the apartment at the time of trial, specifically, the hole in the ceiling remained covered by plastic, the hole had not been repaired, and water continued to drip from the hole and plastic covering the ceiling.
There's no doubt habitability remains an issue in the Long Beach housing market; but seemingly of greater importance is the need to address housing security against specious and flippant eviction.
Once the landlord started neglecting repairs, tenants, correctly so, started claiming entitlement to an abatement in rent for breach of the warranty of habitability.
Specifically, but without limiting the generality of the fore-going, SELLER HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY CREATED BY THE ILLINOIS CASE OF PETERSEN v.
The government and the ruling Grand National Party agreed on the measures to enhance the habitability of the islets, called Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japan, on Sunday at a high-level meeting of officials from both sides, according to the Dong-a Ilbo.
Tracing the figure of the ship allows Deephaven and Housekeeping to be read as a dialogue about the potential for habitability within domestic space.
MEPs adopted an amendment stating that "this reduction in power must not under any circumstances diminish the vessel's safeness, habitability or the efficiency of fish-processing systems".
Environmental Health Needs & Habitability Assessment.
We must try to create habitability through meeting human needs by way of an all-inclusive patchwork quilt of land-use ideas.
Drawing upon a diversity of sources and original research, author Jim Keith reveals how the rich elite of the world have initiated a secret program of space migration to escape the environmental pollution and overpopulation which is not-so-gradually destroying the habitability of the Earth.