Whether renting an apartment or leasing an investment property there can be a myriad of complications that arise in a landlord and tenant relationship. Landlord/tenant law encompasses all the factors that may compromise the rights of either party.
Who can file a case?
The law protects landlords and tenants alike, and either can file a lawsuit against the other for a multitude of causes.
Landlord/Tenant Law includes the following types of cases:
- Eviction: A landlord must provide proper notice and if necessary, file a lawsuit against the tenant to carryout a legal eviction.
- Abandonment: These claims involve cases in which a tenant vacates the property with no intent to return and fails to pay rent.
- Warranty of Habitability: These claims involve cases in which a landlord did not keep the property in a habitable condition or did not fix the damages that made it inhabitable.
- Discrimination: These claims involve a violation of the Fair Housing Act, where a person was denied the opportunity to rent based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
- Disability: These cases involve individual violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
What can George∙Gesten∙McDonald do for you?
Our attorneys have a passion for upholding the law and protecting the rights of the people. Our Real Estate Law Practice Group attorneys understand the nuances of both sides of landlord/tenant issues enabling us to negotiate on behalf of both landlords and tenants to protect the rights of our clients.
How do I get started?
Call us toll free at (833) 346-3587 to speak with a member of our Real Estate Law Practice Group for your free consultation.