State & Local Laws

The large majority of laws and regulations that govern renting, lease agreements and security deposits are state and local laws. While many are similar, each area has different rules including how much can be required for security deposits, how landlords are allowed to handle inspections, requirements on lease agreements and many more.

For example, in most states, security deposits are required to be held in special trust accounts that can earn interest and in some states this interest belongs to the tenant!

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By survey, 76% of tenants say they are not familiar with the laws of their area which places them at risk.

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