• 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…

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  • 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…

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