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Can I Stop Paying Rent When My Landlord Won’t Fix Something?

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Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Can I Stop Paying Rent When My Landlord Won’t Fix Something?

By Jeffrey R. Nuckols, Esq.

You’ve been on time with rent. You keep your place clean. You’re a good neighbor. In short, you’re a model tenant. But now your landlord is not holding up his part of the deal. Your apartment or rental home needs a repair, and it is the kind of repair that the landlord is responsible for making. For example, your lease specifies that you are only responsible for repairs that cost no more than $100, but the roof has started leaking, and that’s going to cost more than $100. Let’s assume that the roof leak was not caused by the tenant. Click here to read more.

Housing Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation, Part II

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Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Housing Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation, Part II

By Jeffrey R. Nuckols, Esq.

The Florida Fair Housing Act (FFHA), like the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), provides that it is unlawful to discriminate in the rental of a dwelling to a renter with a handicap including discrimination by refusing “make reasonable accommodations in rules, policies, practices, or services, when such accommodations may be necessary to afford such person equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling.” § 760.23(9)(b) Fla. Stat. (2015). Click the title above to read more.

Housing Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation

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Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Housing Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation

By Jeffrey R. Nuckols, Esq.

The Florida Fair Housing Act (FFHA), like the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), provides that it is unlawful to discriminate in the rental of a dwelling to a renter with a handicap including discrimination by refusing “make reasonable accommodations in rules, policies, practices, or services, when such accommodations may be necessary to afford such person equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling.” § 760.23(9)(b) Fla. Stat. (2015). Click here to read more.