Alabama Tenant Rights to Demand Needed Repairs
Alabama tenants are legally entitled to rental property that meets basic structural, health, and safety standards and is in good repair.
Alabama Required Landlord Disclosures
Alabama requires landlords to make the following disclosures to tenants:
Alabama State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Alabama does not have a state statute extending special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence.
Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Alabama
Many tenants who sign a lease for their apartment or rental unit plan to stay for the full amount of time required in the lease, such as one year.
Illegal Eviction Procedures in Alabama
Alabama landlords must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant (see the article
Tenant Defenses to Evictions in Alabama
Alabama law sets out specific rules and procedures for evicting tenants beginning with the landlord providing notice of termination of a lease agreement (see the Nolo articles
Alabama Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A security deposit is required by most residential leases and rental agreements in Alabama, as most tenants and landlords know.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in Alabama Small Claims Court
Fights over security deposits make up a large percentage of the landlord-tenant disputes that wind up in small claims court.
Alabama Termination for Nonpayment of Rent and Other Rent Rules
Your lease or rental agreement should spell out your landlord’s key rent rules, including:
Suing a Cotenant in Alabama Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent
Having a dispute with a former roommate about rent money? You may be able to sue the other tenant for the unpaid rent in small claims court in Alabama Here’s how.