SB 0195 Prohibits retaliatory termination of leases
Committee:INSULR Number:S0649.02I
Last Action:02/08/95 - Hearing Conducted S Insurance & Housing Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1995
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Current Bill Summary

SB 195 - This act prohibits landlords from raising rent or terminating a lease in retaliation for the filing of a housing violation complaint against the landlord. If the notice to terminate or increase the rent came within 90 days of a housing code violation complaint, the burden of proof shall be on the landlord. In the case of a retaliatory rent increase, the court shall allow the tenant to remit the rent less twice the amount of the increase.