Prompt: F.A. Investment Group, Inc., owned an apartment building in



F.A. Investment Group, Inc., owned an apartment building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over a two-year period, the city cited F.A. Investment for a variety of housing code violations. These violations included failure to maintain regular electrical service, a nonfunctioning fire-detection system, inappropriate emergency This required the installation of a fire protection system. The lease did not allocate responsibility for the installation to either party. Lin voluntarily undertook to install the system. After a month of delays, Flawlace moved out. Three months later, the installation was complete, and Lin leased the premises to a new tenant. Did Flawlace owe rent for the three months between the time that it moved out and the new tenant moved in? Explain. [Tri-Lin Holdings, LLC v. Flawlace, LLC, 2014 WL 1101577 (Nev. 2014)] (See Rights and Duties of Landlords and Tenants.) 39–3. maintenance of the Leased Property.

F.A. Investment did not try to correct the violations or contact the city. It also simply stopped paying property taxes on the building. Consequently, the city demolished the building and sold the property for failure to pay taxes. What do F.A. Investment’s actions suggest about its corporate ethics? How might the property have been managed to avoid this situation? Explain.

Gi Hwa Park entered into a lease with Landmark HHH, LLC, for space in the Plaza at Landmark, a shopping center. The lease required the landlord to keep the roof “in good repair.” In the space, Park opened a store—The Four Seasons—specializing in imported men’s clothing. Within a month, water began leakng intermittently through the roof, causing damage. Nearly eight years later, Landmark installed a new roof, but water continued to leak. On a night of record rainfall, The Four Seasons suffered substantial water damage, and Park was forced to close the store. Who is liable for the loss? Why? [Landmark HHH, LLC v. Gi Hwa Park, 277 Va. 50, 671 S.E.2d 143 (2009)] (See Rights and Duties of Landlords and Tenants.) lighting, and insufficient heat. Concluding that the violations presented a danger to human life, the city closed the building and relocated the tenants.