Implied Warranties in Rental Properties

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When you rent a residential property, it is subject to an "implied warranty of habitability" meaning that the owner of the property is under a duty to ensure that it is fit for human habitation. If a landlord (not the tenant) causes or allows a residence to fall into an uninhabitable condition, the tenant has numerous legal remedies.

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Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

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