Judges Nix Town's Attempt to Fine Landlords

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Commercial Real Estate Agent with American Apartment Owners Association

landlord tenant lawWith a population of just around 30,000, the  little town of Hazleton, Pennsylvania is getting more than its share of attention today.

An appellate court just issued a sweeping decision striking down as unconstitutional the city's law that would have punished landlords who rented to anyone the city designated as an illegal alien with as much as a $1,000 fine,  and would have required all tenants to pay for a rental permit to gain housing within the city.  Read more...

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Great work on your part AAOA!  Similar money grabs are being made by so many municipalities, and it's important that we all stay on top of it.

Sep 11, 2010 07:31 PM #1
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KUDOS!  A GOOD story about landlords being caught in the middle of an issue that the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has the power to solve!!!

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