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You may have a legal problem as a tenant. This Web site contains information written by LSNJ about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, including finding a place to live, your right to safe and decent housing, what you can do about lead poisoning, and what you can do about being evicted. This information also can help you with legal problems related to your lease, your security deposit, or repairs you want your landlord to make. You may also have a legal problem as the owner of a house. This Web site contains links to general information about buying or selling a house and getting a mortgage.


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