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  • Life Skills for Homeowners and Renters

    Whether you own your own home or rent a house or apartment, there are a number of things you need to know and do to protect yourself from things like eviction, foreclosure, or overpaying for services. This guide sets out a number of life skills that you need to keep in mind in your daily business. Read More

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    Spanish / Español
  • Rental Property and Satellite Dishes and other Antennas

    Federal law prohibits restrictions that keep you from installing, maintaining or using antennas to receive video programming. This rule applies to owned property and to rental property where the renter has exclusive use of the area in which the antenna is installed, such as a balcony or patio. The rule also applies to antennas that receive and transmit fixed wireless signals as long as the antennas meet size limitations on property that they own or rent. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®

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  • Can I Break My Rental Agreement?

    This video provides basic information on the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants when breaking rental agreements in Georgia. Read More

  • General Information about Renting a Home

    This document describes the basic rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Carl Vinson Institute
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    Spanish / Español
  • Information for Tenants

    Many people who rent a place to live do not have a basic knowledge of the duties and rights involved. If there is a written lease, it will describe some of the duties of the tenant. A written lease will also explain some of the duties of the landlord. Even if there is not a written lease, tenants and landlords have the legal duties to each other. Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute
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    Korean / 한국어