The Pennsylvania Superior Court has held that the principle of caveat emptor is no longer applicable to residential leases and that an implied warranty of habitability, with its requisite contract remedies, will now apply to all such leases.
Pugh v. Holmes, 384 A.2d 1234 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1978).
Property - Landlord and Tenant Law - Implied Warranty of Habitability in Residential Leases,
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