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Tenant Rights to Smoke in California Rental Units

My landlord (I rent in an apartment complex in the Bay Area) wants to prohibit smoking – not just in my apartment, but in the entire rental propert...

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Tenant Rights to Have a Waterbed in California

My California tenant wants to have a waterbed in her apartment.

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Preparing and Obtaining an Application and Order of Eviction in Michigan

Michigan landlord-tenant law sets specific procedures and timelines for evictions, beginning with serving eviction notices and attending a hearing at ...

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Can I sue my landlord for refusing to provide locks and security devices?

Landlords in most states have some degree of legal responsibility to provide secure housing and to protect their tenants from assaults, break ins, a...

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Can I sue my landlord for refusing to make repairs?

Tenants have many options to get their landlord to make repairs or to fix problems that make their rental unit unsafe or healthy. Whether or not a l...

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Can I sue my landlord for an illegal eviction?

You can sue your landlord—but you need the law and provable facts on your sight to fight—and win—an eviction lawsuit.

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Can I sue my landlord for lead paint hazards?

Question Can I sue my landlord for lead paint hazards?

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State Guides to Tenant Rights and Landlord-Tenant Law

State Guides to Tenant Rights and Landlord-Tenant Law Many state agencies publish useful tenant guides that explain the law in plain English, incl...

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Where Can Tenants Turn for Help?

Dealing with your landlord or manager can be challenging, to say the least, for many tenants. Protecting your rights begins with knowing the basics ...

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How to Check Out a Landlord or Property Manager

Prospective landlords typically scr

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Wyoming

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Wisconsin

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in West Virginia

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Washington

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Virginia

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Vermont

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Utah

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Texas

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Tennessee

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in South Dakota

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in South Carolina

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Rhode Island

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Pennsylvania

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Oklahoma

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in North Dakota

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in North Carolina

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in New York

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in New Mexico

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in New Jersey

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in New Hampshire

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Nevada

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Nebraska

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Montana

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Missouri

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Minnesota

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Massachusetts

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.

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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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Kansas

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Florida

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Colorado

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in California

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Arkansas

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Arizona

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Alaska

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.

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Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Alabama

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.

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Suing a Cotenant in District of Columbia Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent

Having a dispute with a former roommate about rent money? You may be able to sue the other tenant for the unpaid rent in small claims court in Distric...

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Suing a Cotenant in Washington Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent

Having a dispute with a former roommate about rent money? You may be able to sue the other tenant for the unpaid rent in small claims court in Virgini...

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Suing a Cotenant in Pennsylvania Justice Court for Unpaid Rent

Having a dispute with a former roommate about rent money?

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Suing a Cotenant in Massachusetts Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent

Having a dispute with a former roommate about rent money? You may be able to sue the other tenant for the unpaid rent in Boston Municipal Court or sma...

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