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Before You Move In - What You Should Know [Dynamic Doc]
Questions to ask before you rent, and tips on how to protect yourself during your lease.

Before You Move Out - What You Should Know [Dynamic Doc]
Information on cleaning up, transferring your utilities, and subletting.

Discrimination in Rental Housing [Dynamic Doc]
Find information on the basics of rental housing discrimination through this resource.

Your landlord cannot force you to move out without a court order - and more important points about the rights of tenants.

Landlord-Tenant and Land Contract Court Forms [URL]
These forms should be filed in District Court. Use the Court Locations tab above to find the address of your District Court.

Landlord-Tenant Economics [Dynamic Doc]
How landlords make money off of tenants; find out how much your apartment is worth.

Mobile Home Park Tenants Rights [Dynamic Doc]
Discussion of landlord tenant rights in a manufactured home community supplemented by useful links to community and government resources.

Organizing a Tenants Union [Dynamic Doc]
There really is power in numbers! Organized tenants can address building-wide or complex-wide problems more effectively than individual tenants.

Renters' Rights [URL]
Information on evictions, access to utilities, security deposits, and property maintenance issues

Tenants of Manufactured Home Communities: Frequently Asked Questions [Dynamic Doc]
addresses common issues on leases, costs and evictions in mobile home parks.

Writing to Your Landlord [Dynamic Doc]
Sample letters to help resolve housing problems and disputes

Your security deposit is your money until the landlord proves otherwise [Dynamic Doc]
Timetable and notes for moving out and getting your deposit back.