§6247. Retaliatory conduct prohibited

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/10/153/06247
Published: 2015

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Title

10

:
Conservation and Development






Chapter

153

:
MOBILE HOME PARKS






Subchapter

002
:
PERMITS AND REGULATIONS










 

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6247. Retaliatory conduct prohibited

(a) A park owner

may not retaliate by any of the following:

(1) Establishing

or changing terms of a rental agreement.

(2) Bringing or

threatening to bring an action against a resident who has done any of the

following:

(A) Complained

in writing to a governmental agency charged with responsibility for enforcement

of a building, housing or health regulation of a violation applicable to the

premises materially affecting health and safety.

(B) Complained

in writing to the park owner of a violation of this chapter.

(C) Organized or

become a member of a resident's association or similar organization.

(b) If the park

owner acts in violation of this section, the resident is entitled to recover

damages and reasonable attorney's fees and has a defense in any retaliatory

action for possession. (Added 1993, No. 141 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff. May 6,

1994; amended 2007, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 68.)
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