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)
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Tenant and landlord relationship in the State of Alaska is governed by The Alaska Landlord & Tenant Act. This act defines things like the security deposit. Except for units renting for more than $2,000 per month, security deposits and prepaid rents may not total more than two months’ rent. Deposits and prepaid rent must be deposited by the landlord or the property manager in a trust account in a bank or savings and loan association, or with a licensed escrow agent.

  • This publication summarizes landlord and tenant rights and obligations under Alaska law. In accordance with Alaska Statute (AS) 44.23.020(b)(8) it has been approved by the Alaska Department of Law.
  • You can reach out to the COnsumer Protection Unit, of the Alaksa Department of Law if you find that either the landlord or tenant is not acting in accordance with the law. The page lists various resources that can help you. You can find claim for damages of $10,000 or less without a lawyer in the Small Claims Court.
  • Low-income tenants can call Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) for help. If your landlord is trying to evict you, be sure you mention the eviction when you call Alaska Legal Services. Visit ALSC’s website to find the telephone number for your local ALSC office. ALSC assists clients who are facing critical civil legal issues ranging from consumer law, family law, housing problems, public benefits, healthcare, Alaska Native law, and other areas specific to veterans or the elderly.
  • This page is provided by the Alaska Bar association. It lists various kinds of lawyers and how to find a lawyer in Alaska. You can also find a list of lawyers in the state of Alaska.

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