Renting a Home

Evictions

Can a tenant legally withhold rent?

The law in most places requires the tenant to inform the landlord in writing that he or she intends to withhold rent if a specific problem isn't solved by a certain date. Tenants must give the landlord reasonable time to comply with their requests.

>>What is an eviction?
>>What are the legal grounds for eviction in most areas?
>>What happens in court?
>>Can a tenant legally withhold rent?
>>Where can I get more information?


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