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…

Tenant Lawyers

While many lawyers are “general practitioners”, some lawyers are specialists. A specialist in real estate or landlord-tenant law can help you resolve your dispute, either through negotiation or litigation. People often have the impression that lawyers are expensive, but this is not necessarily so. A short consultation with a lawyer who specializes in landlord-tenant law Read more…

Tenants Right To Privacy

When a landlord rents out an apartment, that premises becomes the tenant’s home, and the tenant has just as much a right to privacy in her home as the landlord does in his. But a modern apartment building must be maintained and protected, and sometimes the landlord needs access to the tenant’s apartment in order Read more…