When a tenant signs a lease or rental agreement, they are entering into a legally binding contract with a landlord.
Landlord and tenant law governs the actions that may occur during this agreement, as well as the terms and conditions that are the basics of the lease.
Landlords must understand the basics of landlord and tenant law.
Many tenants may be the victims of civil discrimination by landlords who don’t understand the basics of landlord and tenant law.
When a potential tenant’s rights are violated due, they need to take legal action.
It is a federal crime to refuse housing to someone based upon their race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, past legal infractions, sexual orientation or family status.
Landlord and tenant laws are governed by both federal and varying state laws.
When you enter into a lease agreement with a landlord you are protected from certain behaviors and treatment.
The landlord does not have the authority to simply evict you from your home at whim. If there is a problem between the two of you and you are facing an eviction, there is an exact legal process that the landlord needs to follow.
If you have any questions regarding the law that protects you as a tenant, you should seek the counsel of an attorney experienced with real estate law.