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Tips to Avoid Fair Housing Act Violations

This April marks the 50th anniversary since the Fair Housing Act was signed into law by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 11, 1968. The Fair Housing Act was historic legislation that expanded on previous laws by prohibiting housing discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, and (as amended) disability and family status. The goal of [..]

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Abandonment: Throw Away Trash, Not Your Rights

The abandonment process can be a quick and inexpensive way for a landlord to regain legal possession of leased property after a tenant vacates without formally surrendering the unit. However, it can also become a lengthy and expensive nightmare when done incorrectly. Too often we see landlords sued by tenants, because the landlord failed to [..]

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