Eviction

March 2015 Coach's Quiz

February 12, 2015    

We’ve given you eight Dos & Don’ts for dealing with residents who break the rules. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following...

Dos & Don'ts for Dealing with Residents Who Break the Rules

February 12, 2015    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach looks at fair housing problems that can arise when dealing with residents who break the rules. The specifics will vary, but all residents have to abide by some basic rules: They must pay rent, avoid damage to the unit (subject to reasonable wear...

January 2015 Coach's Quiz

December 19, 2014    

We have given you six rules to help you defend yourself against retaliation claims. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the COACH’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has...

How to Defend Your Community Against Retaliation Claims

December 19, 2014    

This month, the Coach focuses on the rules banning retaliation—a separate, and often overlooked, source of liability under fair housing law. Under the retaliation rules, it’s unlawful to “coerce, intimidate, threaten, or interfere with” anyone exercising a fair...

April 2014 Coach's Quiz

March 10, 2014    

We’ve suggested six rules on how to avoid fair housing problems during evictions and nonrenewals. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions...

Avoiding Fair Housing Problems During Evictions and Nonrenewals

March 10, 2014    

This month, Fair Housing Coach tackles one of the most difficult situations that every community must face: ending a resident’s tenancy. It may be at the end of the term, when not renewing a lease, or during the lease period, when initiating an eviction. Each circumstance is...