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Tenants in distress

Tenants in distress

NACAB"s response to the Law Commission"s report "Distress for rent".

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Published by National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Evidence paper E/4/86, December 1986.

ContributionsGreat Britain. Law Commission., National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux.
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Open LibraryOL14295779M

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Distress – the journey to reform. Distress is a remedy that a landlord can use to recover unpaid rent without having to go to court. The process of distress allows a landlord to hire a civil enforcement agency to seize property on the rented premises that belongs to the tenant in order to recover rent.

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This document contains the following information: Landlord and tenant: distress for rent. Related publications and all Law Commission reports, consultation papers and announcements are available. Programs For more than four decades, UHAB has worked to create and support low-income co-ops in New York City.

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For landlords, the awareness is critical; knowledge helps avoid liability. Tenants, on the other hand, need to know the law so they can preserve, protect and claim their rights and remedies.

The first step should be to contact all your tenants with a “status check-in” (tactfully and empathetically done), identify those that are in distress (i.e., likely unable to meet rent.A Practical Guide for. Dear Friend: This booklet is designed to inform tenants and landlords about their rights and responsibilities in rental relationships.

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