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When You Have Decided to Rent - Department of Consumer Affairs

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Can the rental agreement or lease limit the basic rights that the law gives to all tenants? ... or with an attorney, legal aid organization, tenant-landlord program, or housing clinic. ... The amount of any late charge or returned check fee (see Late Fees). .... The right to repair serious defects in the rental unit and to deduct certa...

Housing Rights Center : Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions ...

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How much can a landlord legally raise the rent? Under California Law there is currently no maximum limit for rent increases. ... the rent increase is 10 percent ( or less) of the rent charged at any time during the 12 months ... are 12 legal reasons to request that a tenant vacate a unit outlined in the Rent Stabilization Ordinance.

Rent Stabilization FAQ's - NYC Rent Guidelines Board

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Courts/Legal/Mediation ... Can my landlord evict me and use my stabilized apartment for his or her ... Should my landlord inform me that my unit is stabilized ? ... Stabilization Law and Code is a little vague about the number of apartments that an ... are no limits on increases your landlord can charge when the lease expires.

California Late Fees, Termination for Nonpayment of Rent, and ...

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the amount of rent (there are limits to how much a landlord can charge under rent control ... cause” (legal reason, such as nonpayment of rent) for a landlord to evict a tenant. ... houses and luxury units that rent for more than a certain amount.

Late Rent Fees | Nolo.com

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The basics of late rent fees, including limits on how much landlords can charge. ... But the size of the late fee is subject to legal limits, and in some situations it's not ... both by amount, wand whether the landlord must wait until you're a certain  ...

Rent Control – San Francisco Tenants Union

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Mar 1, 2016 ... Landlords can only raise a tenant's rent by a set amount each year (tied to ... as safe and habitable (e.g. the apartment has uncorrected housing code violations). ... Some in-law units in San Francisco Supervisor Districts 3 and 8 and ... While these units do not usually have limits on rent increases, they do ....

Housing Discrimination: FAQs - FindLaw

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A landlord may not refuse to rent to a tenant for the following reasons: ... the availability of a available rental dwelling or steers renters to a certain area based on race ... restrictions on the number of people that may live in the rental unit; Includes ... What are the legal reasons that a landlord can reject a prospective tenant...

Chapter Six Renting Residential Property - American Bar Association

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Both the landlord and the tenant should do all they can to make ..... continue to owe the rent until legally released; it will also have the right to occupy ... restrict the amount of late fees that a landlord may charge. .... some cases they do not apply to buildings with only a few units. .... laws limit repair costs to one month'...

Landlords: FAQs - City of Berkeley, CA

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I need to go into a rental unit to do some maintenance work. ... is considered suspect by the California Fair Employment and Housing ... In Berkeley, the decision to limit the number of tenants may affect the amount of the legal rent. ... State law limits the amount that a landlord can charge as a security deposit to an amount no ...

How often can a landlord increase the rent? | Tenant Rights and ...

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Mar 17, 2016 ... The market price for a unit can be significantly higher than what the tenant before you paid. There is no maximum amount of rent that a landlord can charge a new ... The guideline limits how much your landlord can increase your rent that year. ... You can contact a legal clinic or housing help centre for more ...

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Your Rent in Section 8 Housing - Housing Rights Committee

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This is the overall amount the landlord charges in total for the unit. ... when they determine your rent amount, will deduct a certain limited amount from ... The only time you can be legally required to pay more than 40% of your income for rent in  ...

Preferential Rents - NYC Rent Guidelines Board

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Can my landlord demand rent payment by cash or money order only? ... I have a stabilized apartment outside of NYC - Are renewal amounts different from NYC? ... Are stabilized increases based on the legal or preferential rent? ... stabilized, there is no limit on the rent increase that can be charged at the end of your lease.

Georgia Landlord Tenant Handbook - Georgia Department of ...

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researched and analyzed in light of your specific problem and facts. In Georgia ... legal rights. A single copy of the Handbook is provided free of charge. .... Georgia law requires that the owner receive notice of the housing code violation and an opportunity ... Can the landlord limit visitors to the tenant's rental unit? Generall...