I Am A Landlord Who Rents Two Homes. I Do Not Employ A Management Agent. My Tenants Moved Out, How Do I Return The Security Deposit?

The security deposit and any statement which accompanies it shall be sent to the last known address of the tenant. If it is returned as undeliverable and the landlord is unable to locate the tenant after a reasonable effort, the security deposit becomes the property of the landlord ninety (90) days after it was mailed.

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