Entry by the Landlord to Rental Property
Legal limits to landlords entering your rental
Limits on Tenant Guests and Other Restrictions
How restrictive guest policies and nosy landlord practices can be an invasion of your privacy
Tenants' Rights to Privacy and Repairs FAQ
Learn when your landlord can enter your rental, and when you should demand repairs.
State Laws on Landlord's Access to Rental Property
State rules on when and how landlords may enter tenant rental units.
Sample Letter: When Landlord Violates Tenant Privacy
Let your landlord know you mean business when it comes to protecting your privacy
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.
Mold in Rentals: Landlord Liability, Responsibility, and Prevention
Learn about mold in rental units: Your landlord's liability for mold problems, how to get rid of mold, and how to prevent mold in the first place.
Tenant Injuries: Landlord Liability and Insurance FAQ
Protect yourself from liability from tenant injuries.
Sample Letter to Landlord: Security Concerns and Alerts
How to get your landlord to fix a dangerous security problem
Tenant Rights to Smoke Cigarettes or Marijuana in Rental Units
Federal, state, and local laws, as well as your lease or rental agreement, can restrict or ban smoking in a rental unit.
When Secondhand Smoke Invades Your Home
Homeowners and renters can take action against cigarette-smoking neighbors.
Can My Landlord Prohibit Smoking If the Lease Doesn't?
My rental doesn’t have a no-smoking policy, but my landlord wants to evict me for smoking. What are my rights?
Can My Condo Association Stop An Owner From Smoking Marijuana?
If it's legal to smoke marijuana in your area, can condo owners take action against marijuana smoke drifting into their unit from neighboring units?
How Do I Stop Neighbors' Marijuana Smoke From Drifting Into My Child’s Bedroom?
Protecting a toddler from secondhand pot smoke.
Tenant Rights to Smoke in California Rental Units
Learn California landlords' rights to prohibit smoking in rental properties.