PHA Didn't Follow State's Notice Requirements

Facts: A local PHA claimed that a resident violated his lease by using marijuana. One of the site’s security officers testified at the eviction evidentiary hearing that he smelled marijuana coming from the resident’s unit during his routine patrol of the building. Although the resident denied using marijuana that day, the court found the security officer more credible. Thus, the court determined that there was a “preponderance of evidence indicating that there’s drug activity.”

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