City of Dayton adds protections for tenants against evictions during pandemic

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“Tenants now have extra protections against being evicted during the continuing coronavirus pandemic because they can’t pay rent, thanks to the Dayton City Commission.

The Commission on Wednesday passed legislation providing those protections, which includes the requirement that landlords provide a receipt for rent paid with cash or money order and set a cap on late fees. Under the ordinance, fees landlords can charge on late rent payments are capped at 5 percent of monthly rent or a maximum of $25″

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