Some key landlord-tenant laws in California include laws encompassing required landlord disclosures, security deposit limit and return, rent rules, tenant rights to withhold rent, and termination and eviction rules, acco... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

As of 2015, the rules that govern landlord behavior towards Section 8 tenants differ by state. In California, landlords are legally allowed to refuse Section 8 tenants, while in Oregon, a law passed in 2014 made rejectin... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

Landlords who accept FEPS can advertise acceptance of FEPS and request paperwork to prove a potential renter qualifies for the program. FEPS is a New York state housing supplement designed to provide rental support for f... More » Business & Finance Real Estate
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