Cases where tenants bring legal action on their landlords for evicting them unfairly tend to be the most common kind of case.
There’re a slew of obscure sounding disputes that people in these circumstances wrestle with area where tenants’ rights are often seriously violated happens to lie in the matter of the security deposit. On p of that, there can be serious health code violations in a house that a tenant has a big problem with or as is often the case, there going to be really petty problems that litigious landlords and tenants just like to make a problem of. Seriously. Any state has laws governing the ‘tenant landlord’ relationship. Let’s move in a little deeper into the entire security deposit problem and how the law protects tenants’ rights here. Therefore, they do often dream up reasons to make deductions out of it, in ways that tenants rarely find to be fair, while they don’t ever completely refuse to refund a security deposit. Still, landlords often find it difficult to part with a security deposit that temptingly, has just been left with them.
Nearly any state has laws to do with the most that a landlord can collect as security deposit -usually, it can be no more than a month’s rent.
Tenants often find that after they move out, the landlord takes forever to pay a security deposit back.
That said, this usually occurs as long as the landlord hasn’t been paying attention to what the law says about how he is allowed to hang on to that deposit. They just spend that money. Accordingly the law however requires that it be placed in a ‘interest earning’ bank card.
Also, many states have laws to do with what kind of interest is to be paid landlord is only allowed to uch your security deposit if something you do damages the house the way that regular living wouldn’ The laws to do with tenants’ rights dictate that a landlord using money out of the security deposit to perform repairs for damage that you caused has to show you detailed accounts of how exactly the money was spent.