Category: Compliance for Self-Storage Operators

The latest updates on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and issues that may impact SCRA compliance for self-storage operators.

Can I Pursue Storage Liens Against Active-Duty Servicemembers?

Filing storage liens is, unfortunately, a big part of the job for an owner or manager of a self-storage facility. As much as clients may want to pay their bills, they sometimes don’t. And in many jurisdictions, your only recourse …

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Can I Evict Self Storage Tenants?

Self-storage operators face issues similar to other landlords when confronted with defaulting renters and their attempts to evict self storage tenants.

As a self-storage operator, your costs remain constant (or increase), but you lose out when you don’t collect your …

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What Self-Storage Owners Should Know About the SCRA

Self-storage owners who familiarize themselves with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act increase their chances of avoiding fines and fees associated with violations of this law.

Self-Storage Owners and the SCRA

The SCRA protects active-duty military members from certain court actions. …

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Does the New SCRA Lease Termination Law Apply to Landlords?

Landlords and property management firms need to be aware of a recent change to the SCRA lease termination laws.

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act protects servicemembers from a host of legal actions, including foreclosures and evictions, without a court order. …

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What Do I Need to Know about Storage Units and the SCRA?

It’s not unusual for servicemembers to miss occasional payments on their storage units, and the SCRA provides them protections from retaliatory actions if they are on active duty.

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is designed to protect the rights of …

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Why Do I Need an Affidavit of Due Diligence?

When, despite all your best efforts, you cannot determine the military status of the defendant in your court case, you will need an affidavit of due diligence.

Some businesses deal with members of the military more than others. These include …

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