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LEGAL UPDATE: Broward County Tenant’s Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance is effective 9/1/22

Evian White De Leon
On June 14, 2022, the Broward County Board of Commissioners passed the “Tenant’s Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance.” You can a full copy of Ordinance 2022-31 HERE. It becomes effective on September 1, 2022. Below is what you need to know to comply with the the......
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MIAMI REALTORS® supports the Florida Supreme Court workgroup combating the sham and vexatious litigation directed at our members

Evian White De Leon
In December of 2021, the Florida Supreme Court launched a Workgroup on Sanctions for Vexatious and Sham Litigation. Its goal is to overhaul rules and laws to prevent harassing litigation in noncriminal cases. In support of that workgroup, MIAMI REALTORS® sent the workgroup a letter of support on May 26, 2022, based......
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LEGAL UPDATE: Proposed Tenant’s Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance in Broward County

Cecilia Echezabal
On June 14, 2022, the Broward Board of County Commissioners will consider the “Tenant’s Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance.” A copy of the proposed ordinance is HERE. Below is a breakdown of the proposed ordinance as well as the possible amendments....
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LEGAL UPDATE: Proposed Tenant’s Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance in Broward County

Evian White De Leon
MIAMI REALTORS®’ Legal and Government Affairs teams hosted a webinar on Monday, June 6, 2022, on the proposed “Tenant’s Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance” in Broward County. If you missed it, watch in on Miami Realtors Live. The slides are HERE.   On June 14, 2022, the......
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LEGAL UPDATE: New law affecting landlords and public establishments effective July 1, 2022

Evian White De Leon
Florida passed a new law (SB 898), that is effective July 1, 2022. Below is what is NEW for residential tenancies in Florida. WHEN CAN THE LANDLORD ENTER THE RENTAL PROPERTY? To protect or preserve the property, a landlord may enter the unit at ANY time. For repairs, the landlord......
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LEGAL UPDATE: NEW TENANTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

Evian White De Leon
LEGAL UPDATE: NEW TENANT’S BILL OF RIGHTS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY On May 3, 2022, the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to create a Tenant’s Bill of Rights. The ordinance is effective as of May 13, 2022. Below are key highlights about the new changes to landlord/tenant laws in......

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