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Repair and Deduct: a self-help tool for tenants

Maine law provides tenants with minor safety issues a self-help "Repair and Deduct" remedy.  You can find a sample form here. Important Note:  Read the rules first!  Then you will know if you qualify to use this tool and what to do with the form once you fill it out. Get sample Repair and Deduct f more...

Rights of Tenants: Landlord Entering Your Home

en español  Can my landlord come into my apartment or house at any time? No. If your landlord wants to come into your home to make non-emergency repairs, or to show or inspect the apartment, she must gi more...

Tenant's Notice of Warranty of Habitability Violation

Here is a sample form you can use if you need to inform a landlord in writing of an unsafe or unfit rental housing condition.  Be careful! You need to understand the Maine laws about unsafe rental housing and other options before using this form.  And it is best to talk to a lawyer, if you can, before taking this steps.  more...

What You and Your Family Should Know About Lead

CONTENTS What can I do to help minimize the risk of lead poisoning in my home? What is my landlord legally obligated to do regarding my more...

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