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What actions are considered tenant harassment?

Tenant harassment constitutes illegal behavior according to Section 27 of the Act. It encompasses any actions that disrupt the peaceful enjoyment of rented properties. Examples of harassment include altering locks on doors, obstructing entrances, tampering with utilities, or requesting favors, particularly of a sexual nature. Such behavior is strictly prohibited and punishable by law.

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