A Tenant Wants To Review The Rental File The Landlord Maintains On The Unit. Is The Landlord Required To Allow A Tenant To Review The File?

No, those files are the sole property of the landlord or management company, and the tenant has no legal right to demand access to these files. However, if the file is used by the landlord against a tenant in court, the tenant can access this information through court procedures.

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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