2020 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
Article 1 - In General
§ 44-7-14.1. Landlord's Duties as to Utilities

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-7-14.1 (2020)
  1. As used in this Code section, the term "utilities" means heat, light, and water service.
  2. It shall be unlawful for any landlord knowingly and willfully to suspend the furnishing of utilities to a tenant until after the final disposition of any dispossessory proceeding by the landlord against such tenant.
  3. Any person who violates subsection (b) of this Code section shall, upon conviction, be assessed a fine not to exceed $500.00.

(Code 1981, §44-7-14.1, enacted by Ga. L. 1988, p. 923, § 1.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Landlord and tenant: violation of statute or ordinance requiring landlord to furnish specified facilities or services as ground of liability for injury resulting from tenant's attempt to deal with deficiency, 63 A.L.R.4th 883.

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