Florida tenants face faster evictions under revised law

Florida landlords now can evict tenants more quickly — but tenants enjoy new protections when it comes to security deposit refunds and one-sided leases.

Those are three of the changes state lawmakers made last month to the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act. The revisions were the most significant in more than 20 years, said Jerron Kelley, a Boca Raton-based real estate lawyer….

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