Area of Law:
Tenants' Rights in Georgia
WRFG Labor Forum Program with Dianne Mathiowetz "Tenants' Rights in Georgia"
Free Legal Aid provides useful information about eviction. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.
In the state of Georgia, landlords are allowed to evict tenants who are late in paying their rent. Unlike other states, Georgia has no set amount of time that a landlord must give a tenant in order to pay their rent or move out of the property. check to learn more.
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Georgia law does not regulate the details of the landlord-tenant relationship but does set forth the general rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. The Georgia Legislature passes laws, which govern the rental of residential rental property in this state. check to learn more.
This is a form that's going to make it more streamlined for tenants who want to apply to rent from you. How it works is a tenant fills out the application for rental, pays a fee, and then you follow the legal requirements to either approve or disapprove them. check to learn more.
The Georgia eviction notice forms may be used to inform a tenant who is in breach of his or her lease or whose term is going to expire, that they need to vacate the premises owned by the landlord. check to learn more.