Renters' Rights

Before you sign the lease or pay any money, carefully check out the place you plan to rent.

Renter’s laws and rights are different for each county. Most urban and suburban counties follow the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (URLTA). Rural counties do not.

To find out more about the housing laws for your county, contact the legal aid agency nearest to you by clicking on your county on the map or list of counties on this website.