Tenant Options If Your Landlord Won't Make Major Repairs
Tenant "big stick" remedies if your landlord won't handle serious habitability problems
If your landlord has not met the responsibility of keeping your unit livable, you may be able to stop paying any rent to the landlord until the repairs are made.
Watch Out for Health Hazards in Your Rental Apartment
According to the law in nearly every state, landlords must offer and maintain habitable rentals. What can you do if your landlord fails to comply?
Landlord Responsibility for Bed Bugs
What tenants should know about landlords' responsibility for bed bugs in rental properties.
What Landlords Need to Tell Tenants About Bed Bugs in the Building
Learn your rights to know about a bed bug problem in the rental property.
Can I Sue My Landlord for Bed Bugs in the Building?
Understand your options when your landlord refuses to address a bed bug problem in your rental.
View More Articles
Sample Letter to Landlord: You Intend to Withhold the Rent
Provide written notice to your landlord and follow state procedures before withholding rent for repair problems
Writing a Letter of Complaint to a Landlord About Health or Safety Concerns
Put your requests for new locks, improved security, or a solution to other safety problems in the rental into writing.