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Your housing rights

United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Your housing rights

live where you want to live.

by United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in housing.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    SeriesHUD ; 177-EO(3)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17814958M

    The chapters below are from Legal Tactics: Tenants' Rights in Massachusetts, This handbook provides practical information about tenants' rights in private housing—housing that is owned by an individual or a privately-owned company.. Each chapter begins with a . Latest News. New legislation extends notice to quit periods to 12 weeks. Housing Rights has been in touch with huge numbers of private tenants, concerned about how they will manage to pay their full rent bearing in mind the low level of assistance paid by social security benefits towards the cost of . Housing Issues in the Small Claims Division of the Superior Court () Reference book covering claims by the tenant for return of a security deposit, claims by the landlord for back rent, claims by the landlord for property damage, and claims for attorney's fees and punitive damages.


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Landlord-Tenant Information forms and publications available from this website are intended to assist both residential landlords and tenants to understand their rights and responsibilities. The principal publication is Truth in Renting, which is available in both English and Spanish.

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