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Landlord-tenant law governs the rights and responsibilities of both owners and tenants in the rental of commercial and residential property. A number of states base their statutory law on either the Uniform Residential L... More »

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The purpose of the Landlord and Tenant Board is to supply Ontario, Canada, residential landlords and tenants with information pertinent to the 2006 Residential Tenancies Act that passed into law on Jan. 31, 2007. The boa... More »

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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 »

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