Lease agreements and the landlord-tenant relationship are governed by various state and federal regulations, such as anti-discrimination laws and rules for how security deposits are handled. Below you will find links to state-specific laws and information on common landlord-tenant issues, federal housing information, and more.
See FindLaw's Tenant Rights section for additional articles and resources.
State Landlord-Tenant Laws:
State-Specific Landlord-Tenant Publications - Consumer-friendly explanations of landlord-tenant laws, arranged by state.
Real Estate Lease Packages and Forms - Do-it-yourself legal forms and packages for lease agreements and other real estate transactions.