North Carolina State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations

Here are North Carolina rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.

North Carolina 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 a victim of DV
  • Early termination right for DV victim
  • DV victim has the right to have the locks changed.

Check the North Carolina statute (N.C. Gen. Stat. §â

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