Minor Property Damage Insufficient Grounds for Lease Termination

Minor Property Damage Insufficient Grounds for Lease Termination



Facts: As a result of conditions found at an annual unit inspection, the site owner terminated a resident's lease. At a formal grievance hearing in February 2009, the hearing officer supported the owner's decision to terminate the lease as a result of several lease violations, including damage to the outside garage door, soiled carpets, and children's crayon markings on the walls of the unit.

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