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Rhode Island Statehouse Rotunda

Statehouse
North Kingstown, RI 02903 United States
(401) 351-6960

January 2014

Rhode Island: Come Out and Support Just Cause Legislation

January 30, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rhode Island Statehouse Rotunda, Statehouse
North Kingstown, RI 02903 United States
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*En EspaƱol Abajo* Press Conference Just Cause refers to "just causes" for eviction as outlined in the RI Landlord-Tenant Act. Currently, tenants living in foreclosed buildings can be evicted without "just cause." Banks that take over properties through foreclosure often evict tenants, including those who have been paying rent and would like to stay, as a matter of policy. Just Cause legislation would mandate banks that own foreclosed properties to act as landlords of these properties until the property is…

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