Renting may free you from many of the obligations of homeownership—but it can still be stressful. What if something breaks? What if you lose your job and can’t pay your rent? What if noisy neighbors keep you up all night?
Knowing when to call your landlord and when to tackle an issue yourself is an important part of being a good tenant. Take this quiz to get general information on tenant rights and landlord responsibilities when it comes to repairs, pests, noise and more. One important note: Some laws differ by state, so be sure to research your local regulations for answers to specific questions.