Landlord-Tenant provides guidance to landlord-tenant law, covering commercial, residential, mobile home, and floating-home tenancies through every stage of the relationship from prelease negotiations to tenancy termination and eviction.
This guide takes you step by step through the unlawful detainer process. It also explains the impact of bankruptcy and provides extensive treatment of governmental regulation — rent control, housing laws, discrimination statutes, and government-subsidized housing.
- Preliminary considerations: Accepting the case, initial counseling, and negotiations
- Creating the tenancy
- Tenancies vs. other relationships
- Rental agreements
- Discrimination in renting
- Amount of rent: Residential
- Security deposits
- Duty to deliver possession
- Lease and security deposit forms
- Warranty of habitability
- Rights and obligations during the tenancy
- Rent control and eviction control
- Premises liability
- Terminating the tenancy and related remedies
- Unlawful detainer litigation: Pretrial matters
- Unlawful detainer litigation: Trial, judgment, and post-judgment matters
- Bankruptcy affecting the tenancy
- Mobile home park tenancies
- “Section 8” government-subsidized housing
- Floating-home marina tenancies
Features of this publication include:
- Citations to the latest cases available, plus statutes and rules of court.
- Proven strategies, tactics, and time-saving tips from experienced practitioners.
- Step-by-step development of each topic and procedure, showing you what, when, where, and how to do it.
- Illustrations based on actual cases.