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11 Things To Know About Your Rights As A Renter In Kentucky

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 17, 2021
Learn More About Your Legal Rights as a Tenant

In 2020, renters lived in approximately 43 million housing units in the United States. This  number has been comparatively constant over the past 5 years or so, but it represents a steady  increase since the mid-1970s.  According to data from the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), nearly half of all  renters are under 30 years […]

Renters’ Rights in Kentucky During the Pandemic

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 16, 2021
Renter's Rights in Kentucky, Eviction Moratorium July 2021

National Eviction Moratorium Update Many renters were left in limbo when the national eviction moratorium expired on July 31st. The moratorium policy banned landlords from kicking out their tenants who were behind on rent. The moratorium was officially enacted last September and had since been renewed three times over the past year. It had initially […]

Renters Insurance As Explained By An Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 15, 2020

What Is Renters Insurance? Renters insurance is a policy that covers your personal belongings and liability as a renter or leaser. It is also known as a HO-4 or tenants insurance, and is generally much more affordable than home owners insurance. Keep reading to find out some answers to common questions about renters insurance. What […]

Eviction During the Pandemic: Renter and Landlord Rights, Protections, and Resources

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 3, 2020

The pandemic has caused a lot of hardship. Many renters have found themselves unable to make rent and are concerned about eviction. Here’s a look at some of the protections and assistance both renters and landlords have right now. Ban on Evictions in the CARES Act Back in March, when the federal government passed the […]

Your Housing Rights: Housing Access, Criminal History, and Discrimination

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 6, 2020

If you have a criminal record, getting access to housing may be difficult due to policies from housing providers. Some practices that disqualify people with criminal histories may be illegal. Here are the basics you need to know about housing access, criminal history, and your rights. Fair Housing Act The Fair Housing Act (FHA) is […]

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