What is Section 8 housing? The South Dakota Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program can provide low income families with rental assistance in the form of monthly subsidies or vouchers. Who qualifies? In order to qualify, you must meet the following criteria: You should meet PHA's definition of family.
How to Properly withhold Rent
When New Property Managers Take Over What happens if my current property manager is replaced? If a new property manager takes over, you will likely be notified via phone call, mailed letter or email. In that notification, the property manager will discuss expected changes from your previous property manager.
Renewing a lease generally means signing to a new lease with terms that are the same as or like your current lease. A lease renewal can sometimes be an extension of the current lease. An example would be a yearly lease turning into a month-to-month lease after the year ends.
SUBLETTING Subletting is basically the same as a regular lease, with an added step. When subletting takes place; there is a landlord, tenant, and subtenant. The subtenant rents from the tenant, and the tenant rents from the landlord. South Dakota landlord-tenant law currently does not specifically address subletting. If subletting is not prohibited in your existing lease agreement, it is best to ask the landlord for permission before subletting.
DEPOSITS How can a tenant prevent deposit hassles?
EVICTIONS What is an eviction? An eviction is when your landlord makes you move out of your home, usually by getting an order from a court, but not always.
REPAIRS A landlord must keep the rental unit in reasonable repair and fit for humans to live in (except for damage caused by the tenant’s fault). This reasonable repair includes keeping all electrical, plumbing, and heating systems in good and safe working order. This duty cannot be ended or changed by the landlord or tenant. However, the landlord and tenant can agree to let the tenant make certain repairs instead of paying some or all of the rent. The tenant should obtain such an agreement in writing.
THE LEASE What is a written lease?
How does the law protect tenants who rent space in mobile home parks? Generally, the law treats tenants who rent lots in a mobile home park the same as tenants of other real property. As such, mobile home park tenants are protected from being unlawfully removed or excluded from the premises. Additionally, the landlord may not willfully interrupt essential services such as water, electricity, and gas. What is good cause for a landlord to evict a mobile home owner from a park? A landlord may evict a mobile home owner if: