Landlords’ responsibilities are determined by the terms of the lease or rental agreement, as well as federal, state, and local law. In most areas, landlords must provide habitable and safe rentals, tend to minor and major repairs, and respect the privacy of their tenants.
Repairs, Maintenance, and Entry to Rented Premises
Landlords' duties to repair rental property and to give tenants notice before entering.
Landlord Responsibility for Radon in Rental Housing
How to test for and address radon problems in your rental properties.
What Is the Implied Warranty of Habitability?
Understand the source of landlords' legal responsibilities to handle repairs and maintenance.
Tenant Rights to a Livable Place
When landlords offer a property as a rental, they make a promise (whether they know it or not) to maintain the property in a habitable condition during the tenancy.