Holding and receipt for Alaska(US)##
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)
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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.
Tenant Rights in the state of Alaska##
List of legal resources for a Alaska US##
- 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.
The Alaska Landlord & Tenant Act##
- 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.
Alaska Department of law - Consumer Protection Unit##
- 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.
Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC)##
- 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.
How to select a laywer in Alaska (Alaska Bar Association)##