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Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – June 7, 2014 Update

Updates for the Week of June 7, 2014 New Jersey landlord failing to verify applicant’s employment before signing a lease couldn’t evict the tenant because she was unemployed when she moved in . Regina Carstarphen applied to rent a Section 8 (government-subsidized rent) apartment from...

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Equity Residential’s Upfront Tenant Fees Illegal, Federal Judge Rules

Perry v. Equity Residential : Application Fee, Amenity-Community Fee, Move-In Fee and Upfront Pet Fee Held Illegal In a stinging class action ruling , Boston federal district court judge Rya Zobel has ruled that Equity Residential’s up front apartment fees are illegal under Massachusetts...