Pennsylvania Landlord-Tenant Law and Practice (includes book + ebook

Bisel Publishing

$239.00 

5th Edition

Includes book + digital ebook (link provided at checkout)

AUTHORS: RONALD M. FRIEDMAN & KELLY A. MROZ, Members of the Pennsylvania Bar
1 Volume, Soft-cover
Published: November 2022, 5th Edition (Previous Editions 1988, 1994, 2001, 2012)
Most recent supplement/update: NA
Library of Congress Number: 94-79452
ISBN: 979-8-9858848-2-1

YOUR GO-TO RESOURCE FOR HANDLING ISSUES AND PROBLEMS ARISING FROM THE LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONSHIP. 

NEW FEATURE!! As part of your subscription to PA Landlord-Tenant Law and Practice, you can now access the digital ebook through the Bisel website. The ebook has links to statutes, rules, and full court opinions. Just click on the links for immediate access to the up-to-date law.

The complete, practical guide to: security deposits, tenant evictions, interpretation of key lease provisions, compliance with the Plain Language Act, dealing with troublesome tenants, bounced rent checks, abandonment, implied warranty of habitability, and much more. Also includes the text of the Landlord-Tenant Act, and Rules of Procedure for District Judges and Municipal Court, plus dozens of sample forms and letters.

The Fifth Edition also includes discussions of aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship that were affected by the pandemic. Although there is no "magic bullet" that can protect the landlord or tenant if another pandemic or similar situation should occur, the lessons learned can help both landlord and tenant navigate potential problems in the future.

This Book with Accompanying Ebook is Perfect For Landlords, Property Managers, and the People Who Advise Them!

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Drafting Leases and Analysis of Lease Provisions
  • Rights and Duties of Landlord and Tenant
  • Legal Issues Arising During Lease Term
  • Termination of Lease and Landlord Remedies
  • Fair Housing laws
  • Manufactured Home Community Rights Act
  • Philadelphia Law and Practice

FEATURES:

  • Analysis of Plain Language Consumer Contract Act
  • Full text of Landlord Tenant Act of 1951 as amended; relevant District Judge and Philadelphia Municipal Court Rules.
  • Dozens of Sample Letters, Forms, and Lease Provisions
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
PART I. INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1.  Introduction to Leases
PART II. RESIDENTIAL LEASES
Chapter 2.  Drafting Residential Leases
Chapter 3.  Basic Residential Lease Provisions
Chapter 4.  Remedy Provisions in Residential Leases
Chapter 5.  Special Residential Lease Provisions
Chapter 6.  Supplementary Lease Documents 
PART III. LEGAL ISSUES ARISING DURING THE LEASE TERM
Chapter 7.  Rights and Duties Upon Commencement of Lease
Chapter 8.  Rental Payments
Chapter 9.  Possession of and Access to Leased Premises
Chapter 10. Repairs and Maintenance
Chapter 11. Change in Status of Landlord or Tenant
Chapter 12. Criminal Acts, Illegal Drugs and Firearms
Chapter 13. Sale, Improvement, Foreclosure or Mortgage of
                        Leased Premises
Chapter 14. Statutory Tenant Protections
Chapter 15. Common Law Tenant Protections
PART IV. LEASE TERMINATION AND REMEDIES
Chapter 16. Introduction to Lease Termination
Chapter 17. Return of the Security Deposit
Chapter 18. LandlordRemedies and Defenses
Chapter 19. Tenant Remedies and Defenses
Chapter 20. Process and Procedure: Civil Actions (Not for
                         Recovery of Possession)
Chapter 21. Process and Procedure: Landlord Suit for Recovery of                                      Possession (Eviction)
PART V. FAIR HOUSING LAWS
Chapter 22. Federal, State and Local Fair Housing Laws
Chapter 23. Prohibited Conduct and Affirmative Duties Under
                         Fair Housing Laws
Chapter 24. Reasonable Accommodations and Reasonable                                               Modifications
Chapter 25. Other Fair Housing Issues in Residential Leases
Chapter 26. Enforcement of Fair Housing Laws
PART VI . MANUFACTURED HOME COMMUNITY RIGHTS ACT
Chapter 27. Manufactured Home Community Rights Act
APPENDICES