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With a population of 3,856,959 people, Alaska is also knows as The Last Frontier. Its capital is Juneau and its senators are John McCain (R)Lisa Murkowski (R). Alaska was admitted to the union on January 3, 1959 (1st). On this page can access all the resources for the state of Alaska.
This form is used when the tenant has paid a deposit to the landlord to hold a particular property with the intention of renting it. This is used before a lease is signed. The form creates a legal agreement and specifies the both the rights and obligations of both the tenant and the landlord. for Alaska(US). This form will take about 4 minutes to fill out
Gives the landlord permission to call to previous landlords, for the purposes of doing a background and referene check. This is used for the purpose of verifying the information in the rental application before renting a house to the tenant. This form carefully limits the information that can be shared. That inforamtion should be directly related to the qualifications of the tenant and nothing more. This ensures that extraneous and possibily sensitive information, or information that can be discriminatory is not shared for Alaska(US). This form will take about 0 minutes to fill out

Tenant and landlord relationship in the State of Alaska is governed by The Alaska Landlord & Tenant Act. Some key things to keep in mind

  • Landlords in Alaska can not charge for more than two months' rent for security deposit expect if the rent is more than $2000 per month.
  • Landlords do not have to pay interest on the security deposits held by them.
  • Landlords can charge extra for a Pet Deposit based on their decretion. This does not apply if you can provde that your pet is a service animal. The Pet Deposit can not be more than 1 month's rent.

Some definitions, as laid out in this act.

  • Dwelling unit, property or premises: the place that is rented out. It includes a house, appartment, condo, mobile home, or mobile home park space.
  • Landlord: the person who rents out the property, or their agent.
  • Tenant: One or more people who lives in the property, or their agent.
  • Security Deposit: A deposit that the landlord holds in order to secure the tenancy.

Some tips that are outlined in this document are

  • get a written agreement
  • The agreement should include
    • Names and addresses of people authorized to manage the premises
    • the name and address of the tenant(s)
    • how many tenants and pets are to occupy the unit
    • who holds the deposit
    • reasons the deposit or a portion of it may be retained by the landlord
    • the amount to be paid for rent and deposits
    • when, where, and how the rent is to be paid
    • when the rent is considered delinquent, and what the penalty will be for late payment

Illegal provisions in an agreement can not be enforced. It does not matter that both the parties have signed the agreement or not.

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