Georgia State Laws Regarding Landlord Retaliation

Find out Georgia rules protecting tenants from landlord retaliation.

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Georgia does not have any state laws prohibiting landlord retaliation against tenants who act within their legal rights.

For an overview of tenant rights under Georgia landlord-tenant law, and resources for filing complaints, see http://www.dca.ga.gov/housing/housingdevelopment/programs/downloads/Georgia_Landlord_Tenant_Handbook.pdf.

Also, check your local housing ordinances, particularly if you are covered by rent control, for any city or county rules that protect tenants from landlord retaliation. To find yours, call your mayor or city manager’s office or check your city or county website.

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