Both landlords and tenants should be able to deal with many legal questions and problems without a lawyer, once they understand the basics of state law. This overview of key landlord-tenant laws in Ohio will get you started. Required Landlord Disclosures in Ohio Under Ohio law, landlords must disclose
Whether a tenant moves out voluntarily or after an eviction, you may find yourself not only cleaning up and repairing damage, but also dealing with personal property left behind. Usually, this will just be trash that the tenant doesn’t want, such as old wine bottles, food, and newspapers. When it’s
A landlord can evict a tenant in Ohio for not paying rent or violating the lease, among other reasons. Before evicting the tenant, the landlord must first terminate the tenancy and give the tenant notice asking the tenant to vacate the rental unit. If the tenant does not move out, then the landlord can
Running a rental property business in Ohio entails many legal responsibilities—from how you choose tenants to how and when you return security deposits. Ignorance of the law can cost landlords plenty—for example, if you need to hire an attorney to defend you against a tenant’s discrimination complaint.