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You Have Rights If You’re Renting

All My Sons of Birmingham, with the help of MSN.com, is here to share with you the rights you have as a renter. We know that landlords and tenants don’t always agree on everything and, of course, that everyone should be careful when signing their lease. But, there are laws that protect both the landlord and the renter, however some of them are very hard to understand because of the legal language involved. Here are some rights you should be aware of when renting a place:

The Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to deny housing for someone based on race, religion, race, disability and national origin.

When you move into a residential unit, it should be habitable and in compliance with health codes. They should be structurally safe, weather-proofed and have adequate ware, electricity heat.

Your landlord should make repairs in a timely manner.

Your landlord should advise you at least 24 hours before entering your place and can only do so for repairs or in a case of emergency.

Some states limit the amount of security deposit, so make sure you’re not paying more than you have too.

You can have legal rights to break your lease if your landlord violated terms related to health, safety and necessary repairs. The Birmingham movers also learnt that the landlord can’t seize your property if you haven’t paid the rent for one reason or another.
Landlords are also not allowed to retaliate and evict you because you take action against them.

If you’re looking to rent an apartment or a home, don’t forget to have your move done by professionals like All My Sons of Birmingham. Our local Birmingham movers have numerous years of experience in the moving field including residential moves, long-distance moves, commercial moves, rental units moves and single-family home moves. When you’re dealing with a reliable team of local movers who not only know how to assemble and reassemble furniture, but also know the local area, moving is easy and simple with no stresses for you or your family. The only thing you’ll have to take care of is packing your things. Plus, All My Sons Moving Supplies can help you get moving kits and moving boxes right at your front door when you order them online. You’ll get professional grade moving boxes making packing a little less overwhelming. When you’re ready to set up you stress-free moving day, just call All My Sons of Birmingham or get online for a free moving quote.