Tennessee Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Find out when and how to pay less rent in Tennessee when your landlord fails to fix major problems in your rental unit.
Tennessee Late Fees, Termination for Nonpayment of Rent, and Other Rent Rules
Find out Tennessee rent rules, including limits on late fees, notice requirements for rent increases, and notice required for terminating a tenancy for nonpayment of rent.
Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Tennessee
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in Tennessee and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term.
Illegal Eviction Procedures in Tennessee
Tennessee landlords must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant.
Tennessee Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A breakdown of Tennessee landlord-tenant laws on security deposits.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in Tennessee Court of General Sessions
Here’s an overview of the steps involved with filing a security deposit lawsuit in Tennessee.
Suing a Cotenant in Tennessee General Sessions Court for Unpaid Rent
Learn the basics of filing a small claims lawsuit if your roommate isn't paying rent.
Tennessee Required Landlord Disclosures
Learn about the disclosures that landlords in Tennessee must provide tenants, usually in the lease or rental agreement.
Tennessee State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Find out Tennessee rules on state laws that protect tenants who are victims of domestic violence.