Book Description: The best, most effective way to make and save money as a landlord is to keep up with the law, so turn to Every Landlord's Legal Guide, which gives you the legal and practical solutions you need to rent your residential property right. From move-in to move-out, this book covers a wide range of issues, including fair housing, repairs, sublets, screening for good tenants, and environmental hazards such as mold and bed bugs (yes, bed bugs). With handy 50-state charts listing specific laws for each state, this complete resource will help you avoid hassles and headaches -- not to mention legal fees.From fair housing to security deposits and more, Nolo's bestselling book Every Landlord's Legal Guide helps you:- screen and choosing tenants- prepare leases and rental agreements- collect and returning deposits- avoid discrimination charges- keep up with repairs and maintenance- hire the right property manager- minimize your liability- deal with problem tenantsEvery 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.Are you a landlord in California? Check out The California Landlord's Law Book.