Lexington, VA asked in Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Virginia

Q: Are landlords of structures on communal land trusts exempt from VA standards of operation?

She demanded a deposit in june(less than two weeks after we moved ) and refused to produce a lease for us until September 23rd. She is now denying our having paid the deposit. She has repeatedly attempted to get duplicate rent and utility payments from us. She thinks she's exempt from va lessor and lessee laws due to the home being on a community land trust. The land is trusted to common grounds inc which is a home owners association.

1 Lawyer Answer
F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof
Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: In Virginia, there is no such exemption.

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