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Common Questions

What can a landlord ask or require of me before renting?
Last reviewed September 2020 by the Clicklaw Editors

See the resources below for information on what a landlord can ask of you. For example, a landlord is allowed to ensure that you will be able to pay the rent. However, they are not allowed to discriminate based on your income source. For example, you may receive income from welfare, disability pensions, or student loans.

Some good starting points are:

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