Compliance for Landlords & Property Managers

By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Move-Out Penalties Violate The SCRA

Recently a Virginia-based rental company received a cease and desist letter after charging allegedly illegal fees to active duty individuals in violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, legislation which allows military members to terminate certain financial obligations while deployed.…

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Active Military Status: Property Lease Termination Rights

What, exactly, constitutes active military status? When you’re in the business of property leases, it’s important to know. When tenants start to look for new places and consider breaking their leases, landlords can benefit greatly from knowing which terminations are …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

CFPB Explains ServiceMember Tenant Rights

Complaints from servicemembers regarding their debts are common in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s database, and the government agency recently posted a blog listing the rights of persons whose military service is currently active. Complaints from servicemembers actually happen to be …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

What To Know If You Rent To Active Duty Servicemembers

Renting to active duty servicemembers is often a great decision! Members of the uniformed services tend to be very reliable, hardworking individuals. They have a steady paycheck and are accountable for their actions, meaning that disputes are often easily mediated …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Landlords: DOJ Enforces Active Duty Protections

One thing that not many landlords realize in their dealings with servicemembers is that enforcement of the SCRA may come from an unexpected source. For the past several years, the Department of Justice has made itself available for active duty …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Can An Active Duty Servicemember Cancel A Lease?

There are few individuals more likely to accidentally run afoul of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act than landlords. There are a number of statutes in place under this law that put a thumb on the scale of interactions between servicemembers …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

A Servicemembers Civil Relief Act FAQ for Landlords

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act offers a host of benefits to America’s military personnel, however, many business owners – including landlords – need to be well versed in the law to learn when it’s necessary to verify military status.…

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Landlord Jailed For Evicting Without Verifying Military Service

Large organizations and institutions generally know the importance of verifying military status before pursuing an action that could potentially violate the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, but many individuals who deal with servicemembers can be exposed to penalties for noncompliance with this law …

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