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My Landlord Locked Me Out Illegally

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  • Tenant Rights: How to stop your landlord from locking you out illegally PDF

    This self-help packet will teach you how to file a Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) Against An Illegal Lockout. Use this packet if: • you rent from a private landlord and/or receive Section 8 assistance; AND • your landlord has threatened to lock you out or has already locked you out of your unit; AND • your landlord does not have a court order keeping you out of the property. If you are being evicted too, talk to a Legal Aid advocate before filling out this packet. Content Detail

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Tenant Rights: How to get Money Damages if your Landlord Locks you out Illegally PDF

    This self-help packet will show you how to ask the court for damages if your landlord has illegally locked you out of your unit. Use this packet if: • you rent from a private landlord and/or receive Section 8 assistance; AND • your landlord has locked you out without getting a court order to evict you first. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i - Honolulu
  • Handbook for the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code PDF

    This Handbook for the Hawaii Residential Landlord-Tenant Code is published by the Office of Consumer Protection, a division of the State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. It is designed to be a useful guide for all Hawaii residents and attempts to address the questions and concerns most frequently expressed by landlords and tenants. Content Detail

    By:
    Office of Consumer Protection