What Must The Landlord Do To Maintain The Premises?

The landlord must follow all applicable building, housing and health codes and statutes. This usually means keeping roofs, windows, screens, doors, floors, steps, porches, exterior walls, foundations, and structural components in good repair and the plumbing in reasonable working condition. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, for any rentals other than a single family house or…


What Happens If You Break A Lease?

There are rare circumstances that might allow you to break the lease; however, in most cases you may be sued, and held liable for damages, unpaid rent, advertising, expenses, court costs, attorney’s fees, etc. You may also lose your deposit depending on the provision of the lease.