Why Florida Landlords Should Think Twice Before Rejecting Tenants With Criminal Records

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Why Florida Landlords Should Think Twice Before Rejecting Tenants With Criminal Records Recently, the owner of a multi-family property in Queens, NY agreed to pay over one million dollars to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of tenant applicants denied because of their criminal records. The defendant landlord and property manager had a policy of… Continue reading Why Florida Landlords Should Think Twice Before Rejecting Tenants With Criminal Records

Why Tenant Security Deposits Are A Minefield For Florida Landlords By Charles P. Castellon, Esq.

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Why Tenant Security Deposits Are A Minefield For Florida Landlords By Charles P. Castellon, Esq. All Florida landlords should read and understand the state’s landlord-tenant laws found in Chapter 83 of the Florida Statutes.  A part of the law that contains pitfalls and has historically caused problems for investors is 83.49.  This subsection covers tenant… Continue reading Why Tenant Security Deposits Are A Minefield For Florida Landlords By Charles P. Castellon, Esq.