Friday, September 20, 2013

New Resources for Landlords and Tenants

Having access to essential information about state and local maintenance codes, the code enforcement process, and an understanding of the connection between health and housing are all key components to healthy rental housing. Creating and maintaining safe and healthy rental housing requires an informed partnership between the landlord and renter. 

Rent Right: A Guidebook for Landlords and Tenants offers information to both landlords and renters about how to ensure rental units and homes are maintained. In it, you'll find:

  1. Tips for both landlords and renters on maintaining safe, healthy, and habitable homes;
  2. Information on landlord and renter rights & responsibilities for housing maintenance;
  3. A description of local housing maintenance requirements and the code enforcement process; and
  4. References and community resources on where to get additional information.

Rent Right: A Guidebook for Landlords and Tenants is now available in English and Spanish via the links below:

Rent Right English Guide

Rent Right Spanish Guide