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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.)