Can a Landlord Ask For a Deposit?
A Landlord Can Ask For a Rent Deposit Only. The Rent Deposit Must Be No More Than For One Month When Rent Is Due Monthly or One Week When Rent Is Due Weekly. A Damage Deposit Is Illegal.
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