Security Deposit

  • 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…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 11 readers -
  • Five Tips for California Residential Tenants

    ….” If the landlord tries justifying it by saying it’d prevent overcrowding, look at whether the landlord already rents to the same number of adults in a unit. If so, it’s a pretext and suggests illegal discrimination. If you were denied based on your credit report, the landlord has to tell you. Landlords normally don’t have to tell you why…

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

    … Five Tips for Minnesota Residential Tenants Part of my real estate practice is dedicated to representing commercial and residential landlords. As a result, I’ve learned a lot about what’s expected from my landlord clients as well as their tenants. The vast majority of landlords are just like any other small business owner—trying to comply…

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