Tenant’s Rights

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Tenants May Have Right To ‘Repair And Deduct’

If you are an apartment dweller, there may be instances when you can call a repair service and then deduct the cost from your rent.


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Landlord May Trash Your Stuff

If you’re behind on your rent, can your landlord keep and/or dump your personal property?


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Security Deposit Isn’t For Normal Wear And Tear

A landlord can’t charge you for normal wear and tear – changes that are naturally recurring regardless of how well you took care of the place – but the cost of major repairs resulting from damage you caused may be deducted for your deposit.


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Landlord’s Right Of Access

You’re finally out of school and renting your own apartment. When can – and when can’t – your landlord come in?