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Nolo's Every Tenant's Legal Guide

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Edition: 8th ed., 2015
Author(s): Portman, Stewart


SKU: 92084



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Every Tenant's Legal Guide gives you the legal and practical information you need to deal with your landlord and other tenants, and protect your rights when things go wrong. Written in plain English, it shows you how to:
Inspect a place before you move in;
Negotiate clauses in a lease or rental agreement;
Put roommate relationships on a sound legal footing;
Understand key rules on rent increases, late rent and rent control;
Get needed repairs and maintenance,
Protect your privacy rights;
Fight illegal discrimination;
Handle a difficult landlord;
Deal with toxic mold, lead paint and asbestos;
Break a lease with minimum financial liability;
Get your security deposit back;
Understand and prepare for eviction proceedings, if necessary.

Every Tenant's Legal Guide now features new information on toxic mold and FCC rules establishing tenants' rights to install satellite dishes and antennas. It includes tear-out forms and state-by-state charts that detail key landlord-tenant laws.

Table of Contents includes:
Finding a Place to Rent;
Leases and Rental Agreements;
Basic Rent Rules;
Security Deposits;
Inspecting the Rental Unit and Moving In;
Major Repairs and Maintenance;
Minor Repairs and Maintenance;
Making Improvements and Alterations;
Your Right to Privacy;
Injuries on the Premises;
Environmental Hazards;
Crime on the Premises;
How Tenancies End or Change;
Moving Out and Getting Your Security Deposit Back;
Termination Notices Based on Nonpayment of Rent and Other Illegal Acts;
Evictions: An Overview;
Resolving Problems Without a Lawyer;
Lawyers and Legal Research.


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Format Paperback
Author Portman, Stewart
ISBN 9781413321364
Edition 8th ed., 2015
Publisher Nolo