CHAPTER 309

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 577

AN ACT TO AMEND §5509, TITLE 25, DELAWARE CODE, TO PERMIT ELDERLY TENANTS TO TERMINATE A LEASE WITH THIRTY DAYS NOTICE TO ENTER A RETIREMENT OR SENIOR CITIZENS' HOUSING FACILITY.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Subsection (b) of Section 5509 of Title 25 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new paragraph (4) which shall read as follows:

"(4) by the tenanct when the tenant is accepted for admission to a senior citizens' housing facility including subsidized public or private housing or a group or cooperative living facility or retirement home."

Approved June 30, 1982.