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Download Our Free Guide to Renting an Apartment

By Edward Tan, JD on May 31, 2012 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Renting apartments is a year-round event. Whether you're a college student searching for a temporary study hovel, a swinging bachelor wanting to impress, or a lovey-dovey couple looking to roost, finding a place can be tough.

But don't worry, FindLaw is here to help. We've just rolled our latest guide "The FindLaw Guide to Renting an Apartment: Know Your Rights as a Tenant."

You can download, view, and share the PDF brochure for free.

The guide offers quick summaries of FindLaw's numerous in-depth articles on apartment renting. It features concise explanations to common landlord-tenant issues, because let's face it, sometimes you just don't want to read a lot. So what's inside?

You'll be able to find fast and useful answers to rental questions like:

  • How much do you have to put down for a security deposit?
  • What are the different ways to renew a lease agreement?
  • What things have to be repaired or maintained by the landlord?
  • How soon can an eviction happen?

Though rental laws vary from state to state, there are some common issues that often arise in most landlord-tenant situations. The free downloadable guide resolves many of these frequent issues in an easy-to-understand way.

And if your particular rental problem requires a more detailed response, the FindLaw mini guide can point you in the right direction. It gives a general overview that can help you track down a more in-depth explanation on FindLaw's landlord-tenant law section.

And if you're still lost, you can also post your question on FindLaw Answers' rental law discussion forum. Also, don't forget that you can always connect with a local landlord-tenant lawyer in your area, too.

So if you're planning to rent an apartment or home, download the new FindLaw mini guide first to learn about your rights.

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