Georgia Landlord Tenant Laws
It’s important for both Landlords and Tenants to be up to date and comply with the laws and rights and reponsibilities of each party.
Maximum – No limit
Returns – The landlord must return the security deposit to the tenant within one month of the end of the lease term.
Source: § 44-7-34
Lead-Based Paint Disclosure – Any housing structure built before 1978 requires lead paint disclosure under federal law.
Flood Disclosure Form
Move-in/out Inspection Form
Source: § 44-7-33
Grace Period – There’s no grace period in the State of Georgia.
Maximum – There’s no maximum limit although the Landlord can charge interest on late rent.
NSF Fee – $30 per late check or 5% of one months rent (pick the greater number)
Source: § 13-6-15
Entry to the Rental Property
Georgia does not govern Landlords Entry to the Rental Property although it is recommended the Landlord gives the Tenant reasonable notice.
Source: Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook