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Landlord Forced to Pay $1.6 Million Due to Pest Infestation

By on April 13, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Landlord Forced to Pay $1.6 Million Due to Pest Infestation

Recently, a civil jury awarded a family scarred by bedbugs $1.6 million–the highest amount ever paid to a single family in a bed bug case in the United States, according to the family’s lawyer. In 2012, the Martinez family–living in an apartment in Inglewood, California–began noticing red spots all over their three-year-old’s body and face. […]

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What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

By on June 20, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

Housing providers, like landlords and property managers, are responsible for providing their tenants with a safe and livable home. Most states refer to the exchange of rent for a safe, livable home between a landlord and tenant as the implied warranty of habitability. Nolo’s legal team explains that the term implied warranty of habitability comes […]

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