Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities
The Attorneys at Student Legal Services, Inc., are available to assist students in understanding their rights and/or responsibilities when they rent an apartment and/or house. Ohio law imposes specific responsibilities on both the tenant and the landlord in a rental situation. The following information is designed to provide a general overview of the respective rights and responsibilities of each party.
The information stated herein should be considered general information and not legal advice. It is recommended that you contact Student Legal Services, Inc. at 419.530.7230 to schedule an appointment to meet with an Attorney to discuss facts involved in your specific case. Services provided include review and preparation of leases; assistance in resolving disputes regarding the conditions and/or maintenance of the rental premises; assistance in recovering security deposits; filing and pursing actions against landlords for their failure to comply with Ohio law, etc.,
The following downloadable documents are provided for your convenience if you choose to represent yourself. However, we do recommend that you seek legal advice from an attorney first.