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Landlords – Don’t be that GUY!

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Accurate Credit Bureau Landlord Tenant Rental Laws and Regulations

Security Deposit:

  • Security Deposit Maximum: equal to 3 months of rent
  • Security Deposit Interest: No Statute
  • Separate Security Deposit Bank Account: No Statute
  • Pet Deposits and Additional Fees: No Statute
  • Non-Refundable Fees: Landlord must disclose and explain any non-refundable fees (which are allowed for cleaning) in the rental lease agreement.
  • Deadline for Returning Security Deposit: 30 days after lease termination/Tenant moves out
  • Require Written Description / Itemized List of Damages and Charges:Yes
  • Record Keeping of Deposit Withholdings: No Statute

Lease, Rent & Fees:

  • Rent Increase Notice: 45 days or, in the case of any periodic tenancy of less than 1 month, 15 days in advance of the first rental payment to be increased
  • Late Fees: No Statute
  • Prepaid Rent: No Statute
  • Returned Check Fees: No Statute
  • Tenant Allowed to Withhold Rent for Failure to Provide Essential Services (Water, Heat, etc.): Yes
  • Tenant Allowed to Repair and Deduct Rent: Yes
  • Landlord Allow to Recover Court and Attorney’s Fees: No Statute
  • Landlord Must Make a Reasonable Attempt to Mitigate Damages to Lessee, including an Attempt to Rerent: Yes
  • Hold-over converts to Month-to-Month: Yes, unless tenant pays weekly, then it converts to Week-to-Week

Notices and Entry:

  • Notice to Terminate a Lease – Yearly Lease: No Statute
  • Notice to Terminate a Lease – Month-to-Month: 30 days
  • Notice to Terminate a Lease – Week-to-week: 7 days
  • Notice of date/time of Move-Out Inspection: No Statute
  • Tenant Eviction Notice for Nonpayment: 5 days
  • Eviction Notice for Lease Violation: 5 days, but must fix the issue within the first 3 days or Landlord can file for eviction.
  • Required Notice before Entry: 24 hours
  • Entry Allowed with Notice for Maintenance and Repairs (non-emergency): 24 hours
  • Entry Allowed During Tenant’s Extended Absence: No Statute
  • Notice to Tenants for Pesticide Use: No Statute
  • Emergency Entry Allowed without Notice: Yes
  • Lockouts Allowed: No
  • Utility Shut-offs Allowed: No

Disclosures and Miscellaneous Rules:

  • Tenant has the right to display the flag of the United States of America
  • Landlord must include verbiage in the lease
  • Landlord must provide a completed move-in checklist stating the inventory and condition of the dwelling at the time the tenant takes possession.
  • Landlord must inform the Tenant in writing, if the property is subject to a pending foreclosure.
  • Landlord must explain, in the Lease, the conditions upon which the deposit will be refunded.
  • Other than normal wear, the premises will be returned in the same condition as when the tenancy began.
  • Special Protections for Domestic Violence Victims: No Statute
  • Examples of retaliation include filing an eviction lawsuit, terminating a tenancy, refuse to renew, increasing the rent, or decreasing services.
  • Retaliation is assumed if the Landlord takes such action after Tenant complains to the landlord about unsafe or illegal living conditions.
  • Retaliation is assumed if the Landlord  takes such action after Tenant complains to a government agency, such as a building or health inspector, about unsafe or illegal living conditions.
  • Retaliation is assumed if the Landlord takes such action after a Tenant joins or organizing a tenant union, for the purpose of presenting his/her views.
  • Retaliation is assumed if the Landlord takes such action after Tenant exercises a legal right allowed by your state or local law.