What Are My Rights As A Landlord?

  • As a landlord, you have the right to expect full payment of the rent on time, so long as the premises you have rented are in good condition.
  • The tenant should let you know when they are leaving town for an extended period of time.
  • A tenant should request repairs in a timely manner and in writing.
  • A tenant must abide by all the provisions of the signed lease agreement.
  • A tenant must provide 15 days written notice before moving, unless the lease specifies another time frame.

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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