Lease Terms & Security Deposit

Items to look for in lease from tenant`s perspective


  1. Military Clause ­ upon PCS or ETS, lease becomes void upon 30 days notice to landlord
  2. Landlord`s obligation to allow quiet enjoyment of premises
  3. Landlord`s obligation to make repairs not caused by Tenant`s negligence
  4. Tenant`s right to return of security deposit ­ security deposit kept in escrow account until lease is terminated
  5. Pet Deposit / Pet Issues
  6. 30 days written notice required before vacating premises

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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