Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines in Your State
Learn about your state's laws.
Security Deposit Limits and Uses
State rules on security deposit uses and dollar limits
Deducting Cleaning and Repair Costs From a Security Deposit
Landlords can't deduct the costs of repairing "ordinary wear and tear" from a security deposit. But what qualifies as ordinary wear and tear?
Chart: Deadline for Returning Security Deposits, State-by-State
State deadlines for itemizing and returning tenants' security deposits.
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Protect Your Security Deposit When You Move In
Record the condition of the property to safeguard your security deposit.
How Should a Landlord Prepare For Court?
A tenant has sued you in small claims court. What should landlords expect when they're sued? And how can they prepare for court?