Legal Resources

FAIR HOUSING

The Fair Housing Act 

Tennessee Human Rights Act

HUD regulations on fair housing

HUD regulations on fair housing in Espanol

LANDLORD TENANT

Tennessee Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (URLTA)

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

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

If you live in Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Maury, Montgomery, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Sullivan, Sumner, Washington, Williamson or Wilson counties, then URLTA applies to you. Please review the booklets above from the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands.

For all other, Non-URLTA counties, read this:

Do You Know Your Rights and Duties as a Rural Renter? (from the LAS)

Are you renting and feeling frustrated or confused about your legal rights?

Renter Defender | A champion for renters’ rights (A program of Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services.)

OTHER RESOURCES

Rights for People in Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Problems (from the US Department of Health and Human Services)