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Every tenant's legal guide / Attorney Ann O'Connell, Attorney Janet Portman.
Title:
Every tenant's legal guide / Attorney Ann O'Connell, Attorney Janet Portman.
Personal Author:
Edition:
11th Edition.
Publication:
El Segundo : Nolo, 2024.
Publication Date:
2024
ISBN:
9781413331721
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Finding a place to rent -- Leases and rental agreements -- Basic rent rules -- Security deposits -- Discrimination -- Inspecting the rental unit and moving in -- Roommates, guests, and Airbnb -- Major repairs and maintenance -- Minor repairs and maintenance -- Making improvements and alterations -- Your right to privacy -- Injuries on the premises -- Environmental hazards -- Crime on the premises -- How tenancies end or change -- Moving out and getting your security deposit back -- Termination notices based on nonpayment of rent and other illegal acts -- Evictions -- Resolving problems without a lawyer -- Lawyers and legal research.
Abstract:
"This book provides legal and practical information for tenants and also contains dozens of sample letters and forms. Topics discussed include: getting landlords to make repairs by using rent withholding or repair-and-deduct; avoiding disputes with roommates over rent, deposits, guests, and noise; fighting illegal discrimination, retaliation, or sexual harassment; dealing with environmental hazards like lead paint, mold, or bedbugs; breaking a lease with minimum liability; and getting a security deposit returned on time. Also included are the latest state-by-state laws, including rent rules, rent control, security deposit rules, and termination notice requirements"-- Provided by publisher.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
volume
Language:
English