What are Tenant Rights?
In the context of renting or leasing a property from a landlord, tenant rights refer to the legal protections and entitlements of individuals who rent or lease a property from a landlord.
These rights may vary depending on each state and the type of rental agreement (fixed or periodic).
Tenant rights typically include the right to:
- A safe and habitable living space
- Protection from discrimination and retaliation
- Due process if a landlord attempts to evict them
- Organize and form a tenants' union
Additionally, tenants may have rights to repair or make improvements to the rental property and to have certain types of disputes resolved through mediation or arbitration at a state tribunal.
FAQs about Tenant Rights
Like what you just read? We've got more.
Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter for the best real estate and property content on the internet!
Disclaimer: The information provided on this blog is for general informational purposes only. All information is provided in good faith; however, we do not account for specific situations, facts or circumstances. As such, we make no representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information presented.
This blog may also contain links to other sites or content belonging to or originating from third parties. We do not investigate or monitor such external links for accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness, and therefore, we shall not be liable and/or held responsible for any information contained therein.