What Are My Responsibilities As A Landlord?

  • Comply with all health and building codes that apply to the property.
  • Make requested repairs in a prompt manner.
  • Maintain peace and quiet. You should ensure that the tenant can live on the property in peace, without unreasonable disturbances from you or other tenants.
  • Give fifteen days written notice of any change in a month to month agreement, such as rent increases.
  • Abide by the lease agreement.
  • If you feel the eviction process is necessary, be sure to follow the legal eviction process.

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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