Tenant Rights – Explained

Fighting Eviction – Leases 

Learn about leases and month-to-month rental agreements. Learn if you can be kicked out in the middle of a lease and how to fight eviction. Learn what happens if you decide to move in the middle of your lease and what happens if your lease runs out but you don’t want to move…

Raising Rent

Learn how much rent the landlord can legally charge you and how often. Learn about rent control. Find out if you are in a rent control area. Learn how often a landlord can raise your rent. Learn what could happen if you get a new landlord…

Repairs And Maintenance

Learn what maintenance and repairs your landlord must perform. Learn if you can repair and deduct the costs of repair from your rent. Learn what could happen if a guest gets injured on the property and whether you should consider renter’s insurance…

Security Deposits

Learn what a security deposit covers. Understand the legal limits on security deposits and when you are entitled to a refund. Learn if you are entitled to interest on your security deposit. Learn your legal options when the landlord wrongly withholds the return of your security deposit…

Privacy

Learn about your privacy rights. Find out if your landlord is allowed to enter your premises without your consent. Learn about your legal options and what remedies are available to you in protection of your privacy…

Renting Out And Discrimination

In certain cases, a landlord cannot refuse to rent to someone. Read what you can do if you think you have been discriminated against. Learn about “retaliatory eviction”…

Noise Law And Nuisance Law

As a tenant how much noise is too much noise? What are your legal rights to the quite enjoyment of ones own living space? Learn about noise and nuisance laws and how you can legally abate the noise level. Learn about your landlords duty to take action to resolve the noise issues…

Relocation And Moving And Storage Tips

Explore the various do-it-yourself moving options available to you. Load up on some helpful tips for organizing your move. Learn how to resolve problems with your mover…

Managing Your Wellbeing – Meditation

One of the most stressful events is relocating, especially when the relocation is forced upon you by financial trouble such as losing a job, eviction and foreclosure. These are all life-changing events that require you to find ways to reduce stress and place your troubles in the proper perspective. Meditation will help you do just that…

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