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Landlord and Tenant - Retaliatory Actions - Conditions for Relief and Timing of Prohibited Actions

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Delegate Frush


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters

Synopsis:Altering the conditions under which relief may be provided to a tenant for a retaliatory action taken by a landlord of residential property by repealing the requirement that a specified number of judgments not have been entered against the tenant for possession for rent due and unpaid during a specified period prior to the initiation of the action; and extending the time, from 6 months to 12 months, after a tenant's protected action after which a landlord's alleged prohibited action may not be deemed to be retaliatory.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Frush, Bobo, Braveboy, Fraser-Hidalgo, Glenn, and Hucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0800
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Environmental Matters   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Real Property
Narrow Subject(s):Evidence
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
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October 24, 2017 1:52 P.M.