• A Pennsylvania tenant’s right to recover a security deposit.

      Under Pennsylvania’s Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951, 68 P.S. ‘250.101, et. Seq., a landlord may require a security deposit to be held for tenant caused damages and possible past due rent. See 68 P.S. §250.511 and §250.512. A security deposit is not the same as rent. It is money that actually belongs to the tenant, but is held by the landlord for tenant-caused damages and sometimes past-due rent.

      Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 8 readers -
  • Watch out for Higher Rents For Medical Marijuana Businesses

    … Any entrepreneur looking to participate in Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana program understands that one of the biggest expenses and concerns is the location of the operation of the marijuana business venture. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is planning on issuing 25 permits for grower/processors and 50 permits for dispensaries (with up…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 readers -
  • Five Tips for California Residential Tenants

    … Five Tips for California Residential Tenants Due to the terrific feedback and popularity of my post on tips for Minnesota tenants, I’ve decided to write a post for California renters since I also practice real estate law there. Although landlord/tenant law tends to be pretty similar, it’s rarely identical due to not only how the laws…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 8 readers -
  • Five Tips for Minnesota Residential Tenants

    … and conciliation court judges may try to avoid enforcing them without significant evidence of an oral agreement. If there’s an important term, such as a low rent payment, build-out authorization, etc., it’s better to get it in writing right away so there are fewer chances for disputes later. Give your landlord a forwarding address when the lease ends to get…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 12 readers -
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