Browsing All Posts filed under »Landlord-Tenant«

Outline of Landlord-Tenant Act

October 25, 2007


The Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Act 2006-316 (hereinafter “the Act”), which became effective in January 2006, marked a substantial change in the protections afforded to landlords and tenants alike in residential lease agreements. The following provisions represent changes and additions to the previous Alabama law governing the landlord-tenant relationship: More… Brice Johnston, […]

Alabama’s New Landlord-Tenant Law Now Effective

February 26, 2007


The Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act, Act 2006-316 (the “Act”) was signed into law by Governor Bob Riley (R) on April 6, 2006 and became applicable to leases entered into, renewed, or modified as of January 1, 2007. The Act relates only to residential leases and clearly defines the rights of landlords and tenants, tightens […]