Floor Water Damage Caused By Hurricane – Flood Insurance Coverage

Floor Water Damage Caused By Hurricane  The most common sources of floor water damage for which homeowner and secondary insurance may cover normally arises from such things as broken pipes, sump-pump and water heater failures. However, floor water damage including structural damage that is caused by hurricanes and other forms of natural disasters (called “Acts Read more…

Noise Law – Legal Nuisance

Noise Trouble? Under state law tenants have the right to the “quiet enjoyment of one’s property” This includes being free from intrusive outside noise caused by neighbors, maintenance and construction sites. Can I Legally Stop My Neighbor From Making Too Much Noise? Yes you can. While courts have the judicial authority to enjoin and stop noisy neighbors, most courts require Read more…

Zoning And Land Use Laws

ZONING LAWS AND LAND USE DISPUTES Property zoning and land use municipal ordinances including city and township codes detail the legal rights and obligations of landowners with respect to their individual ownership and use of real property in commercial and mixed residential areas. The purpose of zoning is to distinguish uses that are considered functionally Read more…

Landlord Refuses To Rent To Tenant – Discrimination

TENANT DESCRIMINATION “It’s my property, so I can rent to whomever I like.” This attitude may be understandable, but landlords must realize that today there are legal limits on the landlord’s right to choose the tenant. Even if a landlord’s “people preferences” are unreasonable, strict, or quirky, the landlord may not, under the federal Fair Housing Act (42 U.S. Code Read more…