Saturday, September 18, 2021

Legal Department

The Legal Department area helps landlords and property managers keep up with the ever-changing government regulation at the local, state and national level.

If HUD Calls Do You Have Documentation To Defend Yourself?

If HUD Calls Do You Have Documentation To Defend Yourself?

The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on the issue of documentation to help property management professionals if HUD calls and to defend themselves in the event of a Fair Housing Act discrimination...
Ask the Attorney About Tenant Notification in Oregon

Ask the Attorney About Tenant Notification in Oregon

Ask attorney Brad is a feature with attorney Bradley S. Kraus and this week the question is about tenant notification in Oregon. If you have a question for Brad, please feel out the form...
HUD Charges Apartments Over Denial of Assistance Animal

HUD Charges Apartments Over Denial of Assistance Animal

A potential tenant who requested an accommodation, and provided a doctor's letter confirming the necessity of the assistance animal, was denied the ability to rent an apartment leading to a charge of disability discrimination,...
Federal Judge Overturns CDC Eviction Moratorium

Federal Judge Overturns CDC Eviction Moratorium

A federal judge has overturned the CDC eviction moratorium saying the agency exceeded its authority in issuing the nationwide eviction ban. In a 20-page ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich, who was appointed by former...
Senate Bill 282 Oregon’s Newest COVID-19 Landlord Tenant Changes

Senate Bill 282 – Oregon’s Newest COVID-19 Landlord/Tenant Changes

A new Oregon Senate bill 282 is going to impact landlord tenant issues if it passes so attorney Brad Kraus reviews some of its issues for landlords and property managers. By Bradley S. Kraus, Attorney at...
Does 90-Day No-Cause Notice Apply If Tenant Is OK With Moving?

Does 90-Day No-Cause Notice Apply If Tenant Is OK With Moving?

Ask attorney Brad is a feature with attorney Bradley S. Kraus and this week the question is about the 90-day no-cause notice and a tenant who is ok with moving.  If you have a...
Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions

Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions

Tenants can hold debt collectors accountable for illegal evictions if the debt collectors seeking back rent payments fail to advise the tenants of the CDC eviction moratorium under a new rule, according to a...
Federal Judge Stops Enforcement of City’s Renter Protection Law

Federal Judge Stops Enforcement of City’s Renter Protection Law

A federal judge in Minnesota has sided with landlords and stopped the City of St. Paul from enforcing a new renter protection law he says is likely unconstitutional while a lawsuit filed by a...
How Do I Prove A Tenant Is Smoking Marijuana In Violation of Lease?

How Do I Prove A Tenant Is Smoking Marijuana In Violation of Lease?

Ask attorney Brad is a feature with attorney Bradley S. Kraus and this week the question is about how to prove a tenant is smoking marijuana in violation of lease and what action to...
Ask Attorney Brad: Can My Brother Move into His Own Rental and Remove Long-Term Tenant?

Ask Attorney Brad: Can My Brother Move into His Own Rental and Remove Long-Term...

Ask attorney Brad is a new feature with attorney Bradley S. Kraus and this week the question is about removing a long-term tenant and moving into your own rental with all the Covid-19 rules....