Knowledge is Power: What You Should Know About State Rental Laws
Think going through your lease in eye-crossing detail will tell you all you need to know about the rights and responsibilities of renting? Not quite. There are tons of state rentals laws on the books, and they vary from state-to-state—and sometimes even city to city.
Even if you’re a long-time renter who thinks you have this covered, it’s important to research your rights—and the rights of your landlord. Some of the things you think are true might turn out not to be.