No. 1,313 The following is a seminar presentation I gave for the Continuing Legal Education program sponsored by the Community College of Allegheny County on April 10, 2017. IMPLIED COVENANT OF QUIET ENJOYMENT IN PENNSYLVANIA Rise of the Implied Warranty of Habitability Everybody knows about the Warranty of Habitability. The landmark case in the Supreme […]
Shutting off heat or electricity is undoubtedly a constructive eviction. Such actions may result in damages being assessed against the landlord. But what about shutting of packaged cable services, like TV and internet? Does the deprivation of internet create a condition of uninhabitability in the 21st Century?
A landlord we heard about removed the front door from a rental house in order to constructively evict a tenant. Another removed the locks from the front door. A front door that keeps the heat in and intruders out is a critical part of any home.