Alabama Landlord Tenant Laws
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Alabama has enacted its first comprehensive set of landlord-tenant statutes, which took effect on January 1, 2007. 

The law is known as the Alabama Uniform Landlord Tenant Act.

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Alabama  Security Deposits

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The law states that one month’s rent is the most security a landlord may require.

The Alabama Security Deposit Limit does not include pet deposits, deposits to cover tenant’s alterations, and deposits to cover tenant activities that pose "increased liability risks".  This is where a credit report may come into play.

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Be sure to see our guide on Normal Wear and Tear. When you move in, be sure to review the unit with your landlord or their agent. 


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