What is the statute of limitations for a tenant to sue the landlord for failure to return a security deposit in California?
The latest the landlord can return your deposit in California is 21 days. You can find out more information on this matter by following the Related Link below. Read More
What is the statute of limitations on a tenant suing a landlord for failure to return the security deposit?
That varies by state. Read More
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A new landlord has to have received the security deposit from the old landlord during the process of the closure of the sale of the property. The new landlord is responsible for that security deposit. Read More
I believe it is 2 month's rent. Read More
The landlord has 14 days to return the deposit or remaining portion after allowable (and documented) deductions. Read More
If you rent from one landlord then he sells the house and you get a new landlord does the old landlord have to give you your security deposit back?
No. In the estoppel that your old landlord signs to the new landlord the security deposit is turned over to the new landlord, who keeps the deposit where it is now, or tells you where your deposit will be located. Read More
14 days after move-out date. This answer ignores the question of deductions from the deposit. Read More
In Florida, a landlord has 30 days to return a security deposit to his former tenant, or to submit a statement of any offset to the security deposit, which must be accompanied by receipts for any repairs to damages the landlord is claiming against the tenant. If the landlord fails to do this, then the landlord may not be entitled to any of the security deposit. Read More
What can you do if your landlord refuses to give you back your security deposit because you lost your receipt?
If your landlord accepted the security deposit from you he must return to you unless he have legal grounds to keep all or part of the security deposit. I don't think that the loss of your receipt for the security deposit is enough to allow your landlord to keep it. Thus you can sue him. Read More
Yes, a landlord in Connecticut can charge first, last, and a security deposit to renter. Read More
He landlord has 21calender days from the time to you vacate, to give you an accounting or your security deposit back. If the are outside the 21time days they forfeit all rights to your security deposit. Read More
Signing the lease and paying the security deposit are two separate issues. Furthermore, if you don't pay the security deposit then you could be in violation of the lease terms and be evicted if the landlord chooses. Normally you pay the security deposit before you and your landlord sign the lease, or work out a payment plan that you and your landlord agree to. If your landlord agreed to allow you to skip the security… Read More
it depends on your state. In ohio, the landlord has 30-days from the date the p[lace is vacated and a forwarding address has been received to send out the deposit or an itemized letter with deposit deductions. Read More
A landlord will keep a security deposit if the condition of the rental property was damaged by the occupant in some manner. The security deposit is to cover the expenses of repairing the rental property after the tenant has moved out of the premises. Read More
A security deposit is a refundable deposit that a tenant pays to their landlord before they move into a property As long as a tenant abides by the terms of their lease, this deposit should be returned to a tenant when their lease has expired. There are certain situations where a landlord is allowed to keep all or part of a tenant's security deposit. Read More
Asking. Possibly with help from your Department of Housing. Small Claims Court. Read More
Your landlord can hold your security deposit for as long as youlive on the proerty and for up to 30 or 45 days, depending on state law, after you move out. Read More
Can a landlord keep a security deposit for damages rent and water even if the tenant files for bankruptcy?
Most likely. A security depsit is something that every state allows landlords to collect. The purpose of security deposits is to assure that a tenant pays rent on time and keeps the property in good condition. Half of the states place limitations on how much a security deposit can be. In addition, there are usually limitations on how a security deposit can be used by a landlord. Rent and water damages are the type fo… Read More
Most states require the landlord to place the deposit in an interest-bearing account, protected from his creditors. Read More
In Arizona, a landlord can ask for a security deposit equal to one and a half months rent. Once the tenant vacates the property, the landlord has 14 days to return the deposit. If any part of the deposit is kept, an itemized list must be included. Read More
What is statute of limitations for filing against landlord when security deposit was not put into an an escarow account by landlord im Mass.?
Tough question. The general limit on actions arising out of contracts is six years. (MGL c. 260 sec. 2) I don't see anything in the security deposit law (MGL c. 186 sec. 15B) extending it. Read More
You would have to go to Small Claims Court and get a judgment against the tenant. Then you could garnish the security deposit from the current landlord. Talk with an attorney for details. Read More
Most landlords require a "pet deposit" in addition to your initial security deposit. So, if you get a cat, without permission from your landlord, then yes, they can deduct from your security deposit, the amount that you would have paid for the pet deposit. Also, they may be able to evict you, if they find out you have an unauthorized pet. Read More
A security deposit is an advanced deposit that is generally retained by the landlord during your tenancy. The landlord is obligated to return such deposit within 30 days with interest earned, if any, and/or an itemized list of expenses for which the landlord is offsetting the deposit amount (for which he wants to keep some or all of the deposit). The laws regulating such deposit varies between states under the Landlord/Tenant laws of that state. Read More
Can a landlord use your security deposit for their own bills and ask you to pay the security deposit again I live in Oregon?
I don't think so, I don't believe any Landlord has the legal right to demand a Security Deposit be payed twice. I suggest you seek legal counsel. Read More
Can a landlord sew after two years for rent when they kept the security deposit and the pet deposit?
Yes. Read More
That depends on the laws of the state. In Massachusetts, a pet deposit is a security deposit, and the total security deposit cannot be more than one month's rent. Read More
Yes, essentially. As I understand it, the limit on the security deposit is two month's rent (San Jose at least) which is approximately what you describe. Read More
As with most states the landlord holds a security deposit for as long as the tenant remains lawfully in the unit. He then has between 15 and 30 days to return the deposit or send a notice to the tenant of offset for damages. Read More
The landlord has a right to ask for the security deposit to be increased when the monthly rent goes up. Read More
What state do you reside in? Generally, landlords have 30 days to return a security deposit. Read More
Can your landlord keep your deposit and last months rent until the statute of limitations expires for a personal injury case against a dog bite Landlord states we cannot have back for four years?
Not in California. Probably not anywhere in the civilized world. Read More
landlords can charge you what ever they want (with out a lease) ... its your wellness to pay that sets the tone ... Answer: The person who wrote the above"answer" is clearly not informed about landlord tenant law. First, in California, everything you pay EXCEPT for the 1st month's rent is considered a deposit. It does not matter what it is called. It does not matter what is on the lease agreement. Anything over the… Read More
Actually yes they can. If you're living in the home on a month-to-month lease, then the landlord can ask for a security deposit as a condition of your continued tenancy. If you're on a yearly lease, the landlord can ask for a security deposit as a condition of the renewal of your lease, but not while your lease is in effect. Read More
Can you pay a security deposit then move in and prorate later in the month ie Pay security deposit on the first to secure the home then move in on the middle of the month and pro rate?
Whatever arrangements you make to move into a property is between you and your landlord. If your landlord accepts a security deposit, then the property must be held for you unless the landlord refunds the money to you. In most cases the key to your dwelling handed to you by the landlord is the moment that the property is surrendered to you the tenant. Your landlord may have a policy by which they allow prorating… Read More
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Yes they can. Read More
If a cat damages a rental property, the landlord can charge you for it. They will usually take it out of the security deposit. Read More
Not automatically. If the dog damaged property and the landlord had to have it fixed, yes. If your lease states that you are not allowed to have pets, he may keep the security deposit to replace carpet, have flea exterminators, etc. when you move out. However, if neither of these is the case, then he most likely cannot keep the security deposit. Read More
Can you leave not pay last months rent let landlord keep security deposit without a lease agreement?
only if that is agreeable with landlord. A lease agreement without a lease is a verbal lease. Your last month's rent is not a security deposit. Read More
In New York City the landlord must return the security deposit back to the ex tenant in a reasonable amount of time. This means within 45 days of the home becoming vacant. Read More
That depends on the laws of your state. Many states require that the security deposit be returned (or accounted for) within 30 days after the end of the tenancy. Read More
I can only speak to Massachusetts law, which allows the landlord to apply the security deposit to an arrearage. The tenant does not have the option of insisting that the deposit be applied. Read More
Can landlord deduct from security deposit because a personal belongings were left in the home after lease expiration?
In a situation like this, this depends on what the lease says the landlord can deduct from the security deposit. Most landlords will charge a fee for cleaning the unit after the tenant leaves, unless the unit is cleaned by the tenant, to the satisfaction of landlord. Read More
How many days does the tenant have to request copies of invoices if the security deposit has not been returned?
In most states the landlord has up to 30 days to return to you your security deposit minus any charges the landlord wants to offset from your deposit. He has to also furnish you with copies of any receipts for damages that were not incurred from normal wear and tear, cleaning fees and other fees the landlord may charge you according to the terms of your lease. If your landlord does not return to you… Read More