An all-in-one authoritative guide every landlord needs Every Landlord's Legal Guide is the most comprehensive and up-to-date legal and practical guide for residential landlords. The best, most effective way to make and save money as a landlord is to keep up with the law --and with Every Landlord's Legal Guide, you can do all that and more. From move-in to move-out, this book covers a wide range of issues , including fair housing, repairs, sublets, screening for good tenants, environmental hazards such as mold and bed bugs (yes, bed bugs). You'll find legal and practical solutions backed by many 50-state charts with specific laws for each state. This complete resource will help you avoid hassles and headaches --not to mention legal fees. Here is everything you need to: screen and choosing tenants prepare a lease or rental agreement collect and return deposits avoid discrimination charges hire a property manager keep up with repairs and maintenance minimize liability deal with problem tenants Every Landlord's Legal Guide provides over 30 forms you'll need, including leases and rental agreements. This edition is completely revised with the latest in the law, plus explanations of new federal rules affecting foreclosed properties and new information on security deposits in your state and discusses new developments in domestic violence protections for tenants.