Back To School: Legal Planning

What to look for as student housing begins

Published On: Aug 16 2013 07:38:14 PM EDT
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As summer vacation comes to a close, the hunt for student housing begins. While renting a first home or apartment is a thrilling first step into adulthood, dealing with the legal issues associated with it can be daunting. From leases and financing, to inspections and rental rights, it’s vital for young adults to acquaint themselves with the law and their rights in order to avoid legal landlord battles or the nightmare of an eviction.

THELAW.TV asked legal services website Rocket Lawyer to develop a list of top tips for college students kicking off the school year in a new home.

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