Tenants

Explore our many resources for renters. Get a better understanding of renter's rights, what to do if you're considering a sublease, and more.

Tenants’ Rights: Knowing Your Rights as a Tenant

There are specific laws that provide protection for tenants. Being informed when you are a renter allows you to know your rights and stand up for…

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Tenant Tips for Writing a Security Deposit Return Letter

As a tenant who has recently moved out, you're entitled to the return of your security deposit, in addition to interest, where applicable. Find out…

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Before You Sublease, Be Sure to Get a Landlord Consent to Assignment

Need to sublease your rented apartment? Here's why you should obtain your landlord's consent first.

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You've Gotten an Eviction Notice—Now What?

Received an eviction notice? Find out what steps you can take to avoid having to move out and what to expect in the process.

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Understanding a Room Rental Agreement

If you're seeking to make extra income or want to downsize, then consider renting out one of your empty rooms before you decide to sell your home.…

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10 Things to Look for in a Residential or Commercial Lease

Understand what you're agreeing to before you put your name on the dotted line.

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Renter's Rights: Understanding Constructive Eviction

Is your landlord trying to force you out by making the property difficult or impossible to use? If so, you need to know your rights when it comes to…

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Giving Your Landlord a Lease Termination Letter

If you're terminating your lease early, you'll need to draft a letter explaining yourself and provide additional information.

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Getting Your Security Deposit Back

A security deposit isn't a fee or a loan. It's yours. Here's how to get it back when you leave your apartment.

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How Small Business Can Negotiate with Landlords and Vendors During a Crisis

During uncertain times, business owners may need to negotiate with landlords and vendors to stay afloat. Use these negotiating strategies to maintain…

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