Landlord

  • 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…

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  • 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

    … to your first month of rent, so a furnished apartment with a waterbed could set you back four-and-a-half months’ worth of rent before you even get the keys. (Fortunately, you’re entitled to a refund for any security deposit amounts not used at the end of the lease term.) Your rent cannot be increased unless the lease allows rent increases. If your…

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

    … with the law as best they can. However, some fall short, and it’s up to the law to help when that happens, so here’s a list of five tips that every Minnesota tenant should know. One-year leases don’t have to be in writing, but it generally helps. Minnesota law doesn’t require a lease of a year or less to be in writing. However, some housing…

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