Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

Section 83.61, Florida Statutes (2016)

Disbursement of funds in registry of court; prompt final hearing.—When the tenant has deposited funds into the registry of the court in accordance with the provisions of s. 83.60(2) and the landlord is in actual danger of loss of the premises or other personal hardship resulting from the loss of rental income from the premises, the landlord may apply to the court for disbursement of all or part of the funds or for prompt final hearing. The court shall advance the cause on the calendar. The court, after preliminary hearing, may award all or any portion of the funds on deposit to the landlord or may proceed immediately to a final resolution of the cause.

History.—s. 2, ch. 73-330; s. 2, ch. 74-146.
PDF.—Fla. Stat. Ch. 83.61
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