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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 10 : Conservation and Development


Subchapter 002 : PERMITS AND RULES

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6247)
  • § 6247. Retaliatory conduct prohibited

    (a) A park owner may not retaliate by any of the following:

    (1) establishing or changing terms of a rental agreement;

    (2) bringing or threatening to bring an action against a resident who has done any of the following:

    (A) complained in writing to a governmental agency charged with responsibility for enforcement of a building, housing, or health regulation of a violation applicable to the premises materially affecting health and safety;

    (B) complained in writing to the park owner of a violation of this chapter;

    (C) organized or become a member of a resident’s association or similar organization.

    (b) If the park owner acts in violation of this section, the resident is entitled to recover damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and has a defense in any retaliatory action for possession. (Added 1993, No. 141 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff. May 6, 1994; amended 2007, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 68.)