Tenants

Explore our many resources for renters. Get a better understanding of renter's rights, what to do if you're considering a sublease, and more.

How Small Business Can Negotiate with Landlords and Vendors During a Crisis

During uncertain times, business owners may need to negotiate with landlords and vendors to stay afloat. Use these negotiating strategies to maintain…

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Tips for Small Business and Consumers Facing the Rent Crisis During COVID-19

If you're a business or consumer facing a rent crisis due to COVID-19, you can negotiate with your landlord, work out a payment plan, and apply for…

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Renter's Rights: Understanding Constructive Eviction

Is your landlord trying to force you out by making the property difficult or impossible to use? If so, you need to know your rights when it comes to…

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COVID-19 and Evictions: What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting states and cities to enact new laws that protect certain tenants from eviction during the emergency. The laws are…

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Sublease vs. Room Rental: Which One Is Right for Your Property?

Want to make money for the mortgage by renting out your spare room? Or, if you rent, you may be able to sublet or assign your lease to someone else.…

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Roommate Agreement vs. Cohabitation Agreement: Which One Is Right for You?

Did you know that if your roommate or partner moves out, you could be stuck for the remaining rent and utilities if you don't have a roommate or…

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Before You Sublease, Be Sure to Get a Landlord Consent to Assignment

Need to sublease your rented apartment? Read more to learn why you should obtain your landlord's consent first.

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Giving Your Landlord a Lease Termination Letter

If you're terminating your lease early, you'll need to draft a letter explaining yourself and provide additional information.

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Moving Up and Moving Out: Checklist for Packing, Utilities, and Choosing a Moving Company

Moving is almost always a hassle, but it can be much less so if you plan properly. Review our checklists to ensure that your next relocation goes…

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Navigating the Assignment of a Residential Lease

A landlord can assign his leases to a new buyer of his building. Likewise, a tenant may be able to assign his lease if he needs to relocate. Find out…

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