Alabama Security Deposit Laws

Alabama Security Deposit Laws

Alabama landlords have the right to demand their tenant pay a security deposit prior to signing a lease. But the management of this security deposit is something that is controlled by the statewide security deposit laws. So, having an understanding of these laws is critical when managing an Alabama security deposit. With this in mind, we at Level Property Management Group have put together the following guidelines regarding the Alabama security deposit laws. Is there a limit to the value of the security deposit you can ask? Yes! The Alabama l…

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Alabama Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Fairhope

Alabama Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Fairhope

In the state of Alabama, a landlord-tenant relationship is established after the exchange of rent. At that point, the tenant inherits all rights and responsibilities under the Alabama’s Landlord-Tenant laws (Alabama Code Title 35 Chapter 9A.). Tenants obtain the right to live in habitable housing, and to be treated regardless of their race, color, or any other protected characteristic. Tenants also obtain a list of responsibilities, such as timely payment of rent. As a landlord, the act also provides you a list of rights and responsibilities, …

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A Guide to the Eviction Process in Fairhope, AL

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Fairhope, AL

Tenants have an obligation to abide by all the terms of the lease agreement after signing it. Sadly, this does not always happen. Your Alabama tenant could stop their rent payments, cause negligent property damage, or even engage in illegal activity. In those such cases, Alabama laws would allow you to evict a tenant. But that would not mean locking out the tenant, removing their belongings, or shutting down their utilities. You need to follow the process as laid out through the Alabama laws. If you’re looking to evict a tenant or simply want…

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