HB 281Georgia Tenant Protection Act

Overview

This bill seeks to provide the ability for an individual to break a lease in cases of domestic violence, stalking, and harassment.  With the signature of a qualified third party as defined, an individual would be able to immediate terminate an existing lease. The defined qualified third party are: law enforcement, health care providers, employees of a court of the state, licensed mental health professionals, employees of any victim assistance program, and members of the clergy.