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Landlord and Tenant - Prohibited Lease Provisions - Late Fees for Tenants Receiving Government Benefits

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Prohibiting a landlord from including a certain provision in a residential lease that provides for a penalty for the late payment of rent if the tenant receives a government benefit under certain circumstances; and defining the term "government benefit".
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Lafferty
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0250
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Food Stamps
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Social Security
Welfare -see also- Social Services
Statutes:Article - Real Property

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February 13, 2018 4:37 P.M.