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Ron DeSantis signs a law that lets Florida override local landlord-tenant regulations

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a preemption bill that means state law overrides local regulations involving landlords and tenants.
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City Council member wants St. Pete to own mixed-income housing

At least two bills were passed during the 2023 Florida Legislative session that impact tenants. We speak with St. Pete City Council member Richie Floyd.
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Renter, landlord bills head to DeSantis

The Florida Senate gave final approval to a bill to let landlords collect nonrefundable monthly fees instead of security deposits from renters.
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Hillsborough County continues to push for greater awareness of new tenant protections, more than one year out

The Hillsborough County Commission last year approved a ‘Tenant’s Bill of Rights’ ordinance that, among other things, contains a ban on what’s known as source of income discrimination. This provision prohibits landlords and property owners...

Temple Terrace residents could soon be covered under Hillsborough County’s Tenant’s Bill of Rights

Temple Terrace City Council last month quietly voted to request that Hillsborough County’s Tenant’s Bill of Rights ordinance cover its city residents. Because the ordinance currently only applies to unincorporated Hillsborough County, it does not...

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St. Pete could become the first city in Florida to enact a tenants’ right to legal counsel policy

As the Sunshine City continues to seek solutions to its unaffordable housing crisis, city leaders in St. Petersburg are exploring the idea of guaranteeing a right to legal counsel for local tenants facing eviction. This...

New activist movement in Tampa is targeting slumlords

Tampa activists target bad landlords

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