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Tennessee Fair Housing Act Cory Real Estate Services

Whether impliedly or expressly stated in your lease agreement, tenants in Tennessee have a right to fair treatment. Congress enacted the Fair Housing Act with one goal in mind: to outline for landlords, buyers, lenders, and renters the housing-related practices that are unfair and discriminatory.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is responsible for enforcing fair housing laws. According to the HUD, actions that can be considered discriminatory in regards to housing can take many shapes and forms.

Some examples of housing discrimination include failing or delaying to perform your maintenance responsibilities, imposing different rules for different renters, and limiting privileges, facilities, or services of a dwelling based on…

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Normal Wear and Tear Cory Real Estate Services

For landlords, normal wear and tear is a term they must become familiar with when discussing their rental property business. “Normal wear and tear” refers to the decline or depreciation of property, furnishings, or appliances in your unit. These damages are typically not borne out of neglect or abuse by the residents. 

Fixing wear and tear damages is the landlord’s responsibility. Therefore, it’s important to be able to tell the difference and categorize between tenant-caused property damage and reasonable wear and tear. This can prove to be challenging though.

This article will help you evaluate what falls under normal wear and tear and what does not.

Normal wear and tear North Carolina

What is normal wear and tear?

Wear and tear is often described as the natural…

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