Renting Or Leasing A Home
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This category is about the process of renting or leasing a home, and problems that may come up while renting a home, mobile home lot, or while living in a group home or homeless shelter. It includes landlord-tenant issues for private rentals, subsidized homes, public homes, or other situations where the person living in the property doesn't own it.
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This information covers how Louisiana has its own set of laws and regulations that govern landlord-tenant relationships. In Louisiana, residential rentals are not governed by the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (URLTA) like in many other states.
This information provides an overview of the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords regarding rent-related matters. It outlines key points such as rent payment obligations, permissible rent increases, notice requirements, late fees, rent receipts, and eviction procedures under the Louisiana Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (LRLTA).
This information covers what happens when a tenant wants to end a rental lease early. When a tenant wants to end a rental lease early, it typically involves breaking the terms of the lease agreement. There may be specific legal grounds that allow a tenant to terminate a lease.
Tenants can use the repair and deduct procedure to make necessary repair(s) and deduct the cost from rent. The repair and deduction can be tricky and doing it wrong can lead to eviction and damage costs. This helps to explain the process including requirements about notice and legal standards. The process as explained will help a tenant follow the proper procedure to deduct costs for a repair.
This information covers how a tenant can raise code compliance violations if they think their landlord is providing a rental home that goes against the codes for housing quality standards. It also includes information about protections for tenants from retaliation if their landlord is in violation of the housing code.
This information explains what happens when a tenant wants to end a rental lease before the agreed-upon term is over. When a tenant ends a lease early, it usually means they are not following the agreed rules in the lease agreement. There might be certain legal reasons that allow a tenant to do this.