Can Landlord Increase My Security Deposit? Q&A

Q. I have lived in the same apartment complex for over two years. When I first rented the apartment I paid a $650 security deposit, which was equal to my monthly rent. I have been a good tenant, have not damaged my apartment nor have I brought in to my residence any pets. A few days Read more…

Getting Back Your Security Deposit

A “security deposit” is an amount of money the tenant gives to the landlord when the tenancy begins. What the security deposit actually covers depends on what the agreement specifically states it covers. So make sure the rental agreement specifically states what it covers. For example a security deposit clause may state it can be used to Read more…