Form JD-HM-5 "Summary Process (Eviction) Answer to Complaint" - Connecticut

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SUMMARY PROCESS (EVICTION)
ADA NOTICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
ANSWER TO COMPLAINT
The
Judicial
Branch
of
the
State
of
SUPERIOR COURT
Connecticut complies with the Americans with
JD-HM-5 Rev. 8-19
www.jud.ct.gov
C.G.S. §§ 47a-4a, 47a-5, 47a-7, 47a-15, 47a-20,
Disabilities
Act
(ADA).
If
you
need
a
47a-20e, 47a-23c, 47a-33, 47a-57, 49-31p
reasonable accommodation in accordance
with the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA
COURT USE ONLY
contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
ANSWER
ASD
*ANSWER*
*ASD*
Name of case
Docket number
Address of Court (Number, street, and town)
Judicial District
Housing Session
Section 1 — Summary Process (Eviction) Answer
For each numbered paragraph of the landlord's Complaint, select whether you Agree, Disagree, or Do Not Know.
1. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
5. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
2. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
6. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
3. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
7. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
4. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
8. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
Section 2 — Special Defenses
(Facts showing the court that the plaintiff has no legal right to evict you.)
Not all the special defenses listed below may apply to the reason(s) for eviction claimed by the landlord's complaint.
Select the special defenses that show the court that the plaintiff has no legal right to evict you and fill in the information requested.
a.
All rent has been paid to my landlord.
b.
Rent was offered to my landlord on (date):
which was before I received the Notice to Quit.
c.
No rent is due under Connecticut law because of the housing or health code violations listed below:
d.
I notified
my landlord,
Housing Code,
the Health Department, and/or
the Building Department
of the violations listed in section c, above, on (date):
e.
This eviction is being brought because I contacted
my landlord and/or
public officials or agencies
to complain about my apartment.
f.
I filed a rent increase complaint with the Fair Rent Commission on (date):
g.
I live in a building or complex with 5 units or more or in a mobile manufactured home park and
I have a physical or mental disability, or
I am 62 years old or older, or
my spouse, sibling, parent or grandparent is 62 years old or older and permanently lives with me, or
my spouse, sibling, parent or grandparent has a physical or mental disability and permanently lives with me.
h.
This eviction was brought after a foreclosure action, and
I have a written lease that is still in effect, or
I never received a 90 day letter (notice) before the notice to quit was delivered (served).
i.
I remedied the issue(s) listed in the pre-termination notice delivered to me under Connecticut law.
Additional information:
Defendant's (Tenant's) Certification
I certify that a copy of this document was or will immediately be mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on
(date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record, and that written consent for electronic
delivery was received from all attorneys and self-represented parties receiving electronic delivery.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was mailed or delivered to:
Print or type name of person signing
Signed (Attorney or self-represented party)
Mailing address
Telephone number
Print Form
Reset Form
SUMMARY PROCESS (EVICTION)
ADA NOTICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
ANSWER TO COMPLAINT
The
Judicial
Branch
of
the
State
of
SUPERIOR COURT
Connecticut complies with the Americans with
JD-HM-5 Rev. 8-19
www.jud.ct.gov
C.G.S. §§ 47a-4a, 47a-5, 47a-7, 47a-15, 47a-20,
Disabilities
Act
(ADA).
If
you
need
a
47a-20e, 47a-23c, 47a-33, 47a-57, 49-31p
reasonable accommodation in accordance
with the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA
COURT USE ONLY
contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
ANSWER
ASD
*ANSWER*
*ASD*
Name of case
Docket number
Address of Court (Number, street, and town)
Judicial District
Housing Session
Section 1 — Summary Process (Eviction) Answer
For each numbered paragraph of the landlord's Complaint, select whether you Agree, Disagree, or Do Not Know.
1. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
5. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
2. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
6. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
3. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
7. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
4. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
8. Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
Section 2 — Special Defenses
(Facts showing the court that the plaintiff has no legal right to evict you.)
Not all the special defenses listed below may apply to the reason(s) for eviction claimed by the landlord's complaint.
Select the special defenses that show the court that the plaintiff has no legal right to evict you and fill in the information requested.
a.
All rent has been paid to my landlord.
b.
Rent was offered to my landlord on (date):
which was before I received the Notice to Quit.
c.
No rent is due under Connecticut law because of the housing or health code violations listed below:
d.
I notified
my landlord,
Housing Code,
the Health Department, and/or
the Building Department
of the violations listed in section c, above, on (date):
e.
This eviction is being brought because I contacted
my landlord and/or
public officials or agencies
to complain about my apartment.
f.
I filed a rent increase complaint with the Fair Rent Commission on (date):
g.
I live in a building or complex with 5 units or more or in a mobile manufactured home park and
I have a physical or mental disability, or
I am 62 years old or older, or
my spouse, sibling, parent or grandparent is 62 years old or older and permanently lives with me, or
my spouse, sibling, parent or grandparent has a physical or mental disability and permanently lives with me.
h.
This eviction was brought after a foreclosure action, and
I have a written lease that is still in effect, or
I never received a 90 day letter (notice) before the notice to quit was delivered (served).
i.
I remedied the issue(s) listed in the pre-termination notice delivered to me under Connecticut law.
Additional information:
Defendant's (Tenant's) Certification
I certify that a copy of this document was or will immediately be mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on
(date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record, and that written consent for electronic
delivery was received from all attorneys and self-represented parties receiving electronic delivery.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was mailed or delivered to:
Print or type name of person signing
Signed (Attorney or self-represented party)
Mailing address
Telephone number
Print Form
Reset Form