Louisiana State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Louisiana extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants:
Louisiana Required Landlord Disclosures
Louisiana Required Landlord Disclosures Louisiana does not have state disclosure requirements, but check your local ordinance for any city or county disclosure requirements.
Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Louisiana
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.
Louisiana Tenant Rights to “Repair and Deduct”
If your rental unit has major problems, Louisiana has rules on how and when you can use the “repair and deduct” remedy.
Louisiana Termination for Nonpayment of Rent and Other Rent Rules
Your lease or rental agreement should spell out your landlord’s key rent rules, including: