Landlord illegally locked out rooming house occupant.

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Rooming house occupant sued landlord, claiming that he was a tenant illegally locked out by landlord. Landlord claimed that occupant was a licensee whose license was properly terminated. In April 2014, landlord rented the bottom right bunk on the second floor of the building to occupant. Occupant returned late in the day on Oct. 11, 2014, and found someone else in his bunk. Since then, occupant slept on a mattress on the floor of the building's living room. The court ruled for occupant, who had a rental...

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