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Category Archives: Landlord Tenant Litigation

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Proposed Legislation: Florida Lawmakers Consider Additional Rights for ‘Renters’

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to reporting from the Orlando Weekly, a pair of Florida lawmakers are set to introduce a new bill that would create additional legal rights for renters in the state. In a press release, State Senator José Javier Rodríguez and State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith announced several proposed reforms to the state’s landlord-tenant laws…. Read More »

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Four Mistakes Commercial Landlords Must Avoid When Dealing With Tenants Who Owe Rent

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you have a tenant in a commercial space and they have fallen behind on their rent obligations, it could cause you or your business significant financial damage. Beyond that, it is also frustrating to deal with a commercial tenant who is still operating but is not paying. At this time, it is crucial… Read More »

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Miami Area Mall Faces Class Action Lawsuit from Commercial Tenants

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to reporting from the Daily Business Review, several commercial tenants have filed a class action lawsuit against Miami Mall of the Americas. The lawsuit alleges that the portion of the Fountainbleau, FL mall that contains mostly smaller businesses is being neglected so that the landlord can focus all its resources on keeping the… Read More »

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Florida Appeals Court Rules In Favor of Landlord: This Case Shows Why You Need a Well-Drafted Lease

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On August 8th, 2018, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of a commercial landlord in a complex lease renewal dispute. In the case of Jahangiri v. 1830 North Bayshore, the appeals court declined to uphold a renewal clause included within a commercial rental agreement on the grounds that it was not… Read More »

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Airbnb Facing Illegal Sublease Lawsuit From Miami Landlord

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On July 11th, 2018, Bloomberg News reported that the Airbnb, the prominent online marketplace and hospitality services company, will not be able to avoid a Florida-based illegal sublease lawsuit from Aimco, a real estate investment trust (REIT) operating as a landlord in South Florida. Over the past several years, Airbnb has disrupted the property… Read More »

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Miami Beach Landlord Sued Over Maintenance Issues

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to reporting from the Daily Business Review, a Miami landlord is facing a lawsuit from two of his former tenants who are alleging that the landlord neglect forced them to deal with a large number of costly maintenance issues. In this article, our experienced Miami landlord tenant dispute lawyers explain the allegations being… Read More »

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Landlord Rights: Can You Stop a Commercial Tenant From ‘Going Dark’?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

For landlords renting out multiple, related commercial properties, each of their tenants will affect one another. If one of your commercial tenants is failing, it could potentially cause strain on your relationship with all of your other nearby commercial tenants. This is something that must be considered and avoided. The most straightforward example of… Read More »

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Commercial Landlord Rights: What Options are Available for Landlords Dealing With Financially Distressed Tenants?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

For commercial landlords, it can be deeply frustrating to have a tenant fall behind on their rental obligations. The loss of the reliable rental income stream can cause you and your company major financial headaches. At this point, you need to be ready to carefully assess your available options so that you can best… Read More »

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What is the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (URLTA)?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As a general rule, landlord-tenant issues are governed by state and local regulations. However, for the most part, these regulation are relatively similar from state to state. The primary reason for this is that most U.S. states have adopted all or much of the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (URLTA). Passed in 1972, this… Read More »

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What Florida Landlords Need to Know About Security Deposit Regulations

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As a landlord, you have a legal right to require that any and all prospective tenants put down a security deposit before moving into your property. However, this right is not completely unrestricted. Tenants have certain rights related to their security deposits as well. To ensure that commercial landlords in South Florida have a… Read More »

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