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Does the concept of a lodger or anything similar exist in US or Florida law?

Anti-discrimination laws in the U.S. have exceptions for someone who rents a room in a landlord's own residence, but generally speaking, for other purposes, there is not a distinction in U.S. or ...
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What are the process and notice periods for no fault evictions in FL, and does it matter whether one is renting only a room in the landlords house?

While it's not completely clear to me if Alice's rights are restricted due to her only renting a room in the landlords home, her notice period following the end of her fixed term depends on how ...
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When would proposed provisions of cancelling no fault evictions possibly come into effect?

At the time of writing (June 2022), the bill referred to in the White Paper has not been published. However, on p8 of the document (p12 in the PDF version), it states: We know action is needed now ...
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When would proposed provisions of cancelling no fault evictions possibly come into effect?

The White Paper referred to is A fairer private rented sector which introduces the Renters Reform Bill. However at time of writing, the Bill does not seem to have been published on the Parliamentary ...
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Can a landlord ever claim court fee costs from a difficult tenant associated with judicial proceedings related to seeking eviction orders?

Yes: Your landlord can start court action once the date on the section 21 notice has passed. The costs of an eviction can be at least £500. You may have to pay for the costs of the eviction if the ...
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"Settling" out of court rather than pressing for possession hearings in an assured statutory periodic tenancy

Why would that be blackmail? Bob has a legal right that he is willing to forego in return for a cash consideration. Sounds like a perfectly straightforward contract to me.
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Landlord charging fee for pets we don't have

The relevant law is RCW Ch. 59.18. The first thing is, a landlord can't charge anything that is not specified in the lease. The landlord can require a pet damage deposit, in case the pet does provable ...
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Where in statute are the grounds of section 8 eviction notices spelled out?

User xngtng's answer already answers the question, but to add a little more detail: The full list of grounds appears in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988. The Schedule's title is "Grounds for ...
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Where in statute are the grounds of section 8 eviction notices spelled out?

Section 8 of the Housing Act 1988 provides that (2) The court shall not make an order for possession on any of the grounds in Schedule 2 to this Act unless that ground and particulars of it are ...
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In "he said"/ "she said" discrepancies, how must a landlord prove timely valid service of eviction notices?

The onus lies on the landlord The landlord is the one asserting a right (to evict), therefore, they bear the onus of proving that they have that right. The court will look at the evidence both parties ...
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