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Landlord Failure to Resolve Shared Meter Problem Breaches Tenant's Right to Quiet Enjoyment

By Roger D. Colton & Janet Labella

In Legg v. Castruccio, the Maryland appellate court recently held that, where tenants have a common meter and one tenant fails to pay his or her share of the utility bill, the landlord was liable for damages in the amount of the unpaid bill.

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