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NOTICE TO LANDLORD AND WITHHOLDIING RENT: SINGLE FAMILY HOMES AND DUPLEXES

Last week, we discussed the “implied warranty of habitability” as well as the requirements of §83.51, Florida Statute which requires landlord’s to maintain minimum standards of habitability for single family dwellings and duplexes. This week, we will talk about what the tenant’s duties and remedies are if those standards are not met by the Landlord. Read the rest of this entry

Landlord Duties: Habitability

In this blog I will discuss some of the duties that every landlord has when entering into a residential lease in Florida. Think of these duties as a floor, not a ceiling. They are the minimum requirement by law. However, if you have followed some of my other blogs, you may know that the lease agreement is the overriding document that governs the relationship between the landlord and the tenant, and to some extent, even the condition of the residence. Read the rest of this entry