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'Commonsense' proposal would strengthen homeowners' ability to boot squatters: 'It's insanity'

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2024
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A Republican lawmaker in Pennsylvania has proposed legislation addressing the nationwide squatting surge because homeowners find themselves legally powerless to remove unwanted trespassers from their properties. Donna Scheuren, who represents the Pennsylvania House of Representatives' 147th district, introduced the Homeowner Protection and Squatter Eviction Act earlier this month and says she was inspired in part by legislation in Florida recently signed into law "With multiple, recent high-profile squatter incidents happening across the country, my office has received multiple calls and emails from constituents concerned about it happening in our community,"...

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