Are There Tenants' Rights Not Covered In Urlta? (Uniform Residential Landlord And Tenant Act)?

Yes. URLTA does not provide for security of tenure; control over rent increases; payment of reduced rent for reduced services; freedom of speech in relationship with a landlord; appointment of a receiver to manage the building if the landlord fails to do so; payment of interest on the security deposit; separate handling of the deposit and the rent money; or condominium conversion protection for tenants.

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