Indiana State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations

Here are Indiana rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.

Indiana extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants:

  • Landlord entitled to proof of DV status
  • Landlord cannot refuse to rent to victim of DV
  • Landlord cannot terminate a victim of DV
  • Early termination right for DV victim
  • Lease cannot prohibit calling the police in a DV situation or otherwise penalize DV victim
  • DV victim has the right to have the locks changed.

Check the Indiana statutes (Ind. Code Ann. § §â

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