Laws and Rules Governing Housing Programs
United States Housing Act of 1937, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1437, et. seq.
Federal Regulations: 24 C.F.R.
Fair Housing Act: 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601-3619 and W.V. Code §5-11A-1 et. seq.
West Virginia Landlord Tenant Law: W.Va. Code § 37-6-1, et. seq.
West Virginia Remedies for Unlawful Occupation of Residential Property, including information about proceedings in court: W.Va. Code § 55-3A-1 et. seq.
West Virginia case law on the “Implied Warranty of Habitability,” Teller v. McCoy, 162 W.Va. 367, 253 S.E.2d 114 (1978).

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