Almost every state has a version of the Landlord and Tenant Act. These laws define the rights and responsibilities of a tenant and a landlord. Learn more about these rights from these resources.

Tenant Rights provides an summary of basic tenant rights and links to additional information.

How Evictions Work: What Renters Need to Know provides a brief overview of the eviction process.

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