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Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act

Learn about the Residential Landlord Tenant Act, a uniform set of laws covering all aspects of the residential landlord-tenant relationship.

Housing issues are one of the topics that concern a great number of people across the country, and one of most often talked about issues within state governments across the country. The Uniform Law Commission is an organization that provides states with non-partisan, well-drafted model legislation meant to bring clarity and stability to critical areas of state statutory law. URLTA focuses on the rights and duties of residential landlords and tenants. This material will discuss the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, the history of the Act, and recent changes to the Act, as well as cover what states have adopted the act.

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National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

  • Uniform Law Commission
  • Established in 1892 to Provide States With Non-Partisan, Well-Conceived and Well-Drafted Legislation That Brings Clarity and Stability to Critical Areas of State Statutory Law
  • The Only Fundamental Requirement for Serving on the ULC: Must Be a Member of the Bar: Lawyers, Judges, and Law Professors

History of the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act

  • First Enacted in 1972
  • Some Amendments in 1974
  • Major Amendments in 2015
  • "Federal" Landlord Tenant Laws

Residential Landlord and Tenant Act of 2015

  • 13 Articles - 12 Substantive and One Miscellaneous
  • Article 1: General Provisions Including Definitions
  • Article 2: General Provisions Applicable to Leases
  • Article 3: Landlord Duties
  • Article 4: Tenant Remedies
  • Article 5: Tenant Duties
  • Article 6: Landlord Remedies
  • Article 7: Access to the Dwelling Unit
  • Article 8: Periodic and Holdover Tenancy; Death of Tenant
  • Article 9: Retaliation
  • Article 10: Disposition of Tenant Personal Property
  • Article 11: Effect of Domestic Violence
  • Article 12: Security Deposits, Fees and Unearned Rent
  • Article 13: Miscellaneous Provisions

States That Have Adopted the Act

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This course was last revised on December 28, 2018.

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  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

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Stephen Lightfoot

Lightfoot Law Firm

  • Founder of the Lightfoot Law Firm
  • Vast experience representing property owners, landlords and property managers in the areas of residential landlord-tenant law
  • Represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing and dispute matters
  • Frequently engaged as a private Mediator in real estate and personal injury disputes
  • Frequent speaker and has written numerous publications
  • B.A. degree, University of California at Los Angeles; J.D. degree, University School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 415-945-9998 or [email protected]
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Published 2018
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