We’ve put together this breakdown of the key things landlords should know about Pennsylvania landlord-tenant laws.
Overview of Landlord-Tenant Laws in Pennsylvania
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 Pennsylvania will get you started. Required Landlord Disclosures in Pennsylvania Under Pennsylvania law,
Pennsylvania Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A breakdown of Pennsylvania landlord-tenant laws on security deposits.
Pennsylvania Landlord's Guide to Security Deposit Disputes in Justice Court
Even the most meticulous landlord may be sued by a tenant over the return of a security deposit.
Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Pennsylvania
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in Pennsylvania and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in Pennsylvania Justice Court
Here’s an overview of the steps involved with filing a security deposit lawsuit in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Notice Requirements to Terminate a Month-to-Month Tenancy
Pennsylvania state law does not specify how much notice landlords or tenants must provide to end a month-to-month rental agreement, but 30 days is typical.
Handling a Tenant's Abandoned Property in Pennsylvania
Learn the rules landlords in Pennsylvania must follow to deal with property abandoned by a tenant.
Top 9 Landlord Legal Responsibilities in Pennsylvania
Successful property managers in Pennsylvania know the importance of staying on top of landlord-tenant law. They choose tenants in a nondiscriminatory way, maintain their rental properties, and follow state rules on the limits, uses, and return of security deposits. Less successful landlords too often
Pennsylvania Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Find out when and how to pay less rent in Pennsylvania when your landlord fails to fix major problems in your rental unit.
Eviction Notices for Nonpayment of Rent in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania, a landlord can evict a tenant for not paying rent as soon as the rent is late.
How Evictions Work in Pennsylvania
Advice for landlords and tenants on basic eviction rules in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Rules Regarding Mold in Rental Properties
Here's what Pennsylvania landlords (and tenants) need to know about mold and the law.
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