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Aldaco v. RentGrow, Inc.
United States Seventh Circuit
Landlord Tenant Law, Consumer Protection Law
Held that a consumer reporting agency lawfully disclosed the plaintiff's decades-old criminal record for battery to a landlord when she applied to...
04/16/2019 18-1932, Inc. v. City of Santa Monica
United States Ninth Circuit
Cyberspace Law, Constitutional Law, Landlord Tenant Law
Upheld a beach town's ordinance imposing restrictions on companies, such as Airbnb Inc., that host online platforms for short-term vacation rentals....
03/13/2019 18-55367
Francis v. Kings Park Manor, Inc.
United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Landlord Tenant Law
Held that a landlord may be liable under the Fair Housing Act for failing to take prompt action to address a racially hostile housing environment...
03/04/2019 15-1823
Lamb v. Ashford Place Apartments LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Landlord Tenant Law
Held that a tenant could not hold her landlord liable for a lung condition she developed as a result of breathing smoke and fumes from her apartment's...
01/30/2019 18-30469
Smyth v. Berman
California Court of Appeal
Landlord Tenant Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a tenant's lawsuit. Although the lease agreement gave him a right of first refusal to purchase the building, the right...
01/10/2019 B286609
Dr. Leevil, LLC v. Westlake Health Care Center
Supreme Court of California
Landlord Tenant Law
Decided an issue concerning the timing of the notice that must precede an unlawful detainer action. Held that a new owner of the property must perfect...
12/17/2018 S241324
Vorchheimer v. The Philadelphian Owners Association
United States Third Circuit
Elder Law, Civil Rights, Landlord Tenant Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a disabled tenant's lawsuit under the Fair Housing Amendments Act. The tenant, who needs ready access to her rolling walker,...
09/05/2018 17-1738
Hayes v. Harvey
United States Third Circuit
Government Benefits, Property Law & Real Estate, Landlord Tenant Law
Reinstated a lawsuit brought by a family receiving governmental housing assistance seeking to enjoin their landlord from evicting them. The landlord...
08/31/2018 16-2692
Coyne v. De Leo
California Court of Appeal
Landlord Tenant Law
Reversed a judgment of possession entered in favor of a landlord in an unlawful-detainer action. The tenant, who did not want to be evicted from the...
08/28/2018 A149660
Moore v. Urquhart
United States Ninth Circuit
Landlord Tenant Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Constitutional Law
Held that tenants could proceed with a constitutional challenge to a Washington statute that in some circumstances allows evictions without a court...
08/16/2018 16-36086

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