Landlord/Tenant

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Interactive Form - Letter to Landlord (Security Deposit)

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have legal protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service. The landlord must refund the security deposit (minus any damages) within 30 days of the date the lease was lawfully terminated under the SCRA, 50 U.S.C. App. §535.
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Interactive Form - Letter to Landlord (Eviction)

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have legal protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service. 

Help for Tenants in Foreclosed Buildings

What do I need to know?

On May 20, 2009 President Obama signed a law that gives some new protections to most tenants whose landlords are going through foreclosure. The law takes effect immediately. Here is the gist of the law:

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Eviction - Overview

One common issue tenants face is getting an eviction notice.  State laws vary on what is required to evict a tenant from rental property.  We will be adding information on eviction to this website in the future, including the special rules that apply to eviction from base housing.

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Interactive Form - Letter to Landlord Ending the Lease Early

As a member of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other uniformed services, you have legal protections for you and your family when you are called into active duty military service. A law that provides many of these protections is called the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This law was made to help protect members of the military and their family who may have trouble with financial and legal issues because of military service.