Legal Resources

Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Act (from fairhousing.com)

Tennessee Human Rights Act

HUD regulations on fair housing (from fairhousing.com)

HUD regulations on fair housing in Spanish (from fairhousing.com)

Landlord-Tenant Law

Tennessee Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

If you live in Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Maury, Montgomery, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Sullivan, Sumner, Washington, Williamson or Wilson counties, read this booklet:

Renter’s Rights in larger counties  (from the Legal Aid Society for Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands)

Renter’s Rights in larger counties in Spanish. (from the Legal Aid Society for Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands)

If you live in any other Tennessee county, read this one:

Renter’s Rights in larger counties

(from the Legal Aid Society for Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands)

Do You Know Your Rights and Duties as a Rural Renter? (from the Legal Aid Society for Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands)