Resources

TENANTS’ RIGHTS

The Florida Legislature passed sweeping changes to Florida’s Residential Landlord Tenant Act in 2013.  When using online material, make sure the information you are looking at has been updated with the changes to the law that were effective July 1, 2013.  

Florida Bar Publication on Rights of Tenants – recently updated information for tenants

Landlord’s Repair Obligations, chart

Florida Fair Housing Ordinances (protections for rentals or sales)

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MORTGAGES/FORECLOSURES/SERVICERS

The federal agency, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has issued many new regulations that have changed the way you borrow and your loan is serviced while you are paying your mortgage.  

Shopping For A New Mortgage, CFPB

Have A Mortgage? What You Can Expect Under the Federal Rules, CFPB

Help for Struggling Borrowers: a guide to the mortgage servicing rules effective January 10, 2014, CFPB

Florida Circuit Court Administrative Orders Allowing Judges to Place Foreclosure Case in Inactive Status

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CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR THE MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES

Military Consumer, Your First Line of Defense

Servicemember Fact Sheet – How to File a Complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau