Rent Abatement–Remedy When the Landlord Fails to Provide a Habitable Property to the Tenant
New article from the Institute of Government regarding rent abatement and what a tenant can do when the landlord doesn’t do what they are supposed to.
Rent abatement is a remedy available to tenants when landlords fail to provide them with a fit and habitable property. Some things to consider when the court is faced with a tenant seeking rent abatement are how the claim can be asserted, what evidence the tenant is required to produce, and how damages are calculated. Read on for more information about how magistrates and judges can navigate rent abatement claims. Read more here