Landlords & Tenants

  1. CDC Eviction Ban Declaration

    To claim protection under the CDC eviction ban, fill-out this declaration and give it to your landlord. more

  2. Need a Lease?

    Find the right lease (and more) for your state more

  3. Every Landlords Legal Guide

    Rent out your residential property with this all-in-one legal guide. more

  4. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide

    Nolo's book can help you maximize your rental deductions more

  5. Residential Rental Application

    Use this easy-to-use form to apply for a rental unit, or to hand out to prospective renters. more

Residential landlords need more than just a lease to keep their business up and running. Screening tenants, avoiding fair housing lawsuits, and knowing about repairs, tax breaks for landlords, tenant privacy rights, environmental hazard disclosures, and how to terminate a tenancy are also key. Landlords must also understand the many ways that state laws affect their business.

State Landlord-Tenant Laws