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The Ultimate Guide to Landlord Rights and Duties in Florida

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Being a landlord can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with a number of legal responsibilities. In Free Download to protect your rights and avoid costly mistakes, it is important to be aware of the landlord-tenant laws in your state. This guide will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the landlord rights and duties in Florida.

Landlord Rights

As a landlord, you have certain rights, including the right to:

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  • Collect rent from your tenants
  • Enforce the terms of your lease agreement
  • Evict tenants who violate the lease agreement or who fail to pay rent
  • Make repairs to the rental property
  • Enter the rental property for inspections or repairs
  • Sell the rental property

Landlord Duties

In addition to your rights, you also have certain duties as a landlord, including the duty to:

  • Provide a habitable rental property
  • Maintain the rental property in good repair
  • Comply with all applicable building codes and safety regulations
  • Disclose any known defects or hazards in the rental property
  • Treat all tenants fairly and without discrimination
  • Respect the privacy of your tenants

Landlord-Tenant Laws in Florida

The landlord-tenant laws in Florida are governed by the Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (FRLTA). The FRLTA sets forth the rights and duties of landlords and tenants in the state of Florida. Some of the key provisions of the FRLTA include:

  • Landlords must provide tenants with a written lease agreement that outlines the terms of the tenancy, including the amount of rent, the due date of rent, and the length of the lease term.
  • Landlords must provide tenants with a habitable rental property that meets all applicable building codes and safety regulations.
  • Landlords must maintain the rental property in good repair and make all necessary repairs in a timely manner.
  • Landlords must disclose any known defects or hazards in the rental property to tenants before they move in.
  • Landlords cannot discriminate against tenants on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or familial status.
  • Landlords cannot retaliate against tenants who exercise their legal rights, such as making a complaint to the landlord or reporting a violation of the lease agreement.

Eviction Procedures in Florida

If a tenant violates the lease agreement or fails to pay rent, the landlord may evict the tenant. The eviction process in Florida is governed by the FRLTA. The FRLTA sets forth the steps that landlords must follow in Free Download to evict a tenant, including:

  • Landlords must give tenants a written notice to vacate the rental property.
  • The notice to vacate must state the reason for the eviction.
  • Tenants have a certain amount of time to vacate the rental property after receiving the notice to vacate.
  • If the tenant does not vacate the rental property after receiving the notice to vacate, the landlord can file an eviction lawsuit with the court.

Being a landlord can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with a number of legal responsibilities. By understanding your rights and duties as a landlord, you can protect yourself and your tenants from costly mistakes. If you have any questions about landlord-tenant law in Florida, it is important to seek legal advice from an experienced attorney.

Additional Resources

  • Florida Bar Association: Housing Law

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The Landlords Rights Duties in Florida (Legal Survival Guides 0)
The Landlords' Rights & Duties in Florida (Legal Survival Guides Book 0)

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Language : English
File size : 2787 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 304 pages
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