SB 0620 Prohibits Retaliatory Evictions of Tenants
LR Number:S2432.01I Fiscal Note:2432-01
Committee:Insurance and Housing
Last Action:01/10/96 - Hearing Conducted S Insurance & Housing Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 620 - 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 a lease or to 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.