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A plain English guide to finding an apartment and interacting with difficult landlords and/or roommates. This book contains practical information for tenants, including how to negotiate a lease or rental agreement, getting repairs made, and options for breaking a lease and leaving early.
This title from Nolo provides plain English information on leases and rental agreements. Chapters cover preparing leases, choosing tenants, getting tenants moved in, and ending a tenancy. Appendices cover topics such as landlord/tenant statutes, rent rules, security deposit rules, and landlord’s access to the property for each state. Also available are several different types of fill-in-the-blank rental forms.