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Landlord/Tenant – Public Housing – Eviction – One Strike Rule – Distance from Home – Discretion  (access required)

Even though the defendant-tenant’s 17-year-old son was a mile from their apartment when he committed an armed robbery, the plaintiff-housing authority could still find that the son’s activities posed a threat to the health, safety or right to peaceful enjoyment of the rental premises by tenants. Therefore, the housing authority had good cause to evict ...

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