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Unlawful Side Payments

Postby bluemoon » Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:03 am

My sister is on section 8 she paid her landlord close to Two Thousand dollars in Illegal side payments. He scared her with eviction in which he did send her a notice to tenant letter.

I did read somewhere that if the landlord breached the HAP Contract He can get in trouble and have to pay triple the amount back to tenant.

I need information as to where she should turn.
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Postby TenantNet » Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:29 am

Call it advance payment that he accepted. I would take it out of the next month's rent. Next time keep copies and don't do stupid things like a) ask the LL for proof tipping him off, and b) paying money that's not due.

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