HUD tenant misrepresented income #25727.

Position:EVICTION
 
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Landlord sued to evict HUD tenant based on tenant's intentional misrepresentation of household income on Section 8 re-certifications. The court ruled for landlord and awarded a judgment of possession. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant claimed that any misrepresentation was short-lived and minor. But tenant didn't raise these claims at trial and they were contrary to tenant's trial testimony that no violation occurred. Tenant also claimed that an unlawful apartment occupant moved out in 2011. But a HUD inspector credibly testified that an...

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