Learn about your rights as a tenant in Maine. Find information about eviction, unsafe housing, utilities & more.
Recursos Importantes para Evitar o Despejo
Sendo despejado? Preocupado que possa ser logo?
Para saber mais sobre seus direitos caso esteja sendo despejado, assista a live informativa com um advogado da PTLA toda Terça-feira às 9 da manhã.
Understanding the kind of purchase agreement you have when you are trying to buy land or a home is very important. Often when people buy land or land and a house (sometimes called 'real property') they take out a mortgage or loan and are given the deed to the property when they buy it, and before they move in. But this is not the only way to buy property. Many people use different kinds of purchase agreements to find a place to live. Land installment contracts, options to buy, and rent-to-own agreements are three common kinds of purchase agreements.
Important Resources to Prevent Eviction
Getting evicted? Worried you might be soon?
To learn more about your rights if you are being evicted, come to a live virtual information session with a PTLA attorney every Tuesday at 9 a.m.
Are there new landlord tenant rules in Portland, Maine?
There are new landlord-tenant rules that went into effect in Portland at the beginning of December, 2020. The rules cover:
Eviction Information Session
Every Tuesday at 9:00 am, Pine Tree hosts an information session about the eviction process in Maine. During the session, you can learn about:
Caution! Repair and deduct can be a risky strategy - read our information about the Rights of Maine Renters in Unsafe or Unfit Housing before you try to use this form!
Para que le devuelvan el depósito usted deberá ser capaz de demostrar:
- Que usted pagó su depósito de alquiler, y
- Que no causó ningún daño al apartamento, casa o tráiler que alquiló, más allá del normal uso y desgaste.
Estos son los pasos que usted debe seguir para asegurarse de probar las anteriores condiciones:
This classroom will walk you through the basics of security deposits in Maine, from what you should do before you move in, to what you can do if you don't get your deposit back when you move out. It explains what security deposits are, and steps you can take to make sure you get your deposit back when you move out.
Is this classroom for you?
You may use this classroom if: