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Landlord/Tenant

The relationship between landlords and tenants involves several legal issues, and the resources in this section help you understand these issues.

Landlord/Tenant Introduction

The relationship between landlords and tenants involves several legal issues, and the resources below are here to help you understand these issues.

A lease or rental agreement is a contract between you and your landlord. It sets out your rights and duties and your landlord's rights and duties. You can read more in the fact sheets below.

Before you sign a lease, it is important to look at the place that you want to rent so you know if it is safe, clean, and livable. 

If you are facing eviction, you can call our helpline to speak to an attorney for free. Free legal help is available for Arkansas tenants facing eviction. 

If you have been called to active duty military service, you have legal protections under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Visit www.statesidelegal.org to learn more and find free self-help legal forms.

Links to Additional Resources