Landlords are legally required to provide rental
property that is livable and meets basic structural, health and safety
Renters' Rights to Minor Repairs
How to get landlords to keep their end of the maintenance bargain.
Deducting Cleaning and Repair Costs From a Security Deposit
Landlords may use security deposits to pay for repairs due to damage or excessive filth, but not for ordinary wear and tear.
Repairs, Maintenance, and Entry to Rented Premises
Landlords' duties to repair rental property and to give tenants notice before entering.
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.
Lead Disclosures for Rental Property FAQ
Landlords must disclose lead-based paint or hazards before renting or renovating property, and may be held liable for tenant health problems resulting from lead.
Landlord Responsibility for Radon in Rental Housing
How to test for and address radon problems in your rental properties.
Landlord Responsibility to Repaint Apartment
Landlords might be legally required to repaint rentals in certain situations.