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Important Legislative Updates Impacting Alabama Landlords

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey recently signed two laws affecting landlords, Act No. 2018-473, which amends the Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (the “Landlord-Tenant Act”), and the Alabama Assistance and Service Animal Integrity in Housing Act. The new laws are summarized below. Amendments to the Landlord-Tenant Act. On March 28, 2018, Governor Ivey signed Act No. 2018-473, making the following changes to the Landlord-Tenant, effective on June 1, 2018: • Extension of Time to Cure Defaults. Tenants now have seven business days (instead of seven calendar days). Therefore, landlords will need to update their notices of default to give tenants proper notice of their opportunity t




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