Tenant Rights Law
If you are reading this article, there is a good chance that you are a tenant or a landlord who is quickly trying to brush up on tenants rights law that is applicable in your state. One must understand that tenants rights law varies slightly from state to state although the description of the most important laws, mentioned below, is generally applicable to all states in the U.S. Without much further ado, here is a quick and general summary of tenants rights law that is applicable in any state in the U.S.
Security deposits – tenants rights law – It is legal for landlords to seek a security deposit in all the 50 states in the U.S. However, tenants rights law will usually regulate the amount of security deposit that can be sought. It will usually be an equivalent of one or two months of rent although certain states and certain cities will allow landlord Continue reading