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.

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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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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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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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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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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COVID-19 and Evictions: What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting states and cities to enact new laws that protect certain tenants from eviction during the emergency. The laws are…

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Tips for Small Business and Consumers Facing the Rent Crisis During COVID-19

If you're a business or consumer facing a rent crisis due to COVID-19, you can negotiate with your landlord, work out a payment plan, and apply for…

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Moving Up and Moving Out: Checklist for Packing, Utilities, and Choosing a Moving Company

Moving is almost always a hassle, but it can be much less so if you plan properly. Review our checklists to ensure that your next relocation goes…

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