Tag: litigation

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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My Tenant Appealed!

CAN I STILL OBTAIN A WRIT OF POSSESSION? Your tenant failed to pay rent, possibly for months.  You gave proper notice to vacate, presented your case effectively at the eviction hearing, and received judgment from the justice of the peace awarding you with possession and back rent. A nightmare experience, perhaps, but at least it’s [..]

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