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Posted on: June 18, 2020

TBFHC Education Series: Landlord/Tenant and Fair Housing Law

Fair Housing Consortium

Presented in partnership with: TBFHC, Gulfcoast Legal Services, Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, and the Hispanic Outreach Center

Join us on Friday, July 24th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on Zoom for a FREE virtual workshop!

Registration ends 5pm July 21st - Zoom access link will be sent 24 hrs before class. 

Whether you are a landlord or tenant, this workshop will provide an overview of your rights and responsibilities under Florida law. We will go over the most frequent landlord-tenant issues that arise. Having a basic understanding of these laws will allow you to protect yourself in the event of a lease violation, or if an eviction action has been threatened or filed.


LL/T Governing Law

Lease Provisions

Landlord Obligations

What to do when Landlord fails to comply with obligations

Damage to Premises

Landlord Retaliation

Prohibited Practices

Tenant Obligations

Termination of Lease Agreement

(Non-compliance and Non-payment)


Security Deposits

Fair Housing Governing Law

Scope of Coverage of Fair Housing Laws

Protected Groups/Classes


Reasonable Occupancy Standards

Reasonable Modifications and Accommodations, including Service Animals 


Disparate Impact and Use of Criminal Convictions as Tenant Screening Tool

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