RENT CREDIT: BEWARE OF WHAT YOU SAY AND DO

RENT CREDIT: BEWARE OF WHAT YOU SAY AND DO

A fairly recent court county court decision in an eviction case reveals how judges can view and rule on landlord-tenant issues involving rent credit and waiver of lease provisions arising out of an eviction lawsuit and in light of Florida Statutes (FS), ch. 83, pt. 2....
The 3 Day Notice to Pay

The 3 Day Notice to Pay

The 3 day notice to pay or vacate in Florida is the most commonly-used landlord-tenant form to enforce the lease agreement. In Florida, F.S. 83.56(3) requires that the landlord provide the tenant with notice to pay back rent before being able to file an eviction....
Landlord-Tenant Notices Are Important!

Landlord-Tenant Notices Are Important!

Landlord-Tenant law is driven largely by notices. Without the delivery of proper notices to the tenant, landlords will lose the remedy to enforce the lease and tenant obligations. Here are several important situations where F.S. ch. 83, pt. 2 requires that the...
Terminating a Month-to-Month At-Will Tenancy

Terminating a Month-to-Month At-Will Tenancy

Many residential tenants are on a month-to-month tenancy. These tenancies are created largely because many landlords create verbal rental agreements with tenants and require that the tenant pay rent on the first day of the month. This creates a month-to-month at-will...