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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6065

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 531

   

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'BRIEN T., 24th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FORECLOSURE PROTECTION FOR LANDLORDS WHOSE TENANTS ARE UNEMPLOYED AND UNABLE TO PAY RENT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 49 of the general statutes be amended to allow a landlord a defense in a foreclosure action, when the unemployment rate is high, that their tenants are unable to pay their rent because the tenants are unable to find employment.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow a defense for landlords in a foreclosure action that their tenants cannot pay rent because of unemployment and a locally high unemployment rate.