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Flip's Guide for Renters

From apartment applications to security deposit refunds, become a more informed tenant with our guide for renters.


Welcome to Flip! We’ve put together a comprehensive, state-by-state guide that covers each step in the rental process—specifically tailored to answer any questions you might have as a tenant.

Wondering how much a broker can charge for an application fee? Or whether your landlord is required by law to make repairs to your apartment? You’ve come to the right place.

How to navigate this guide

When it comes to your rights as a renter, a lot depends on where you live. We built our guide to reflect that. Every topic or question has a general landing page that explains the concept and includes an overview of any applicable laws across various states. Then, you can choose your state from the dropdown menu at the top of the page to learn more.

Getting started

This guide breaks down every part of the rental cycle, from applications to evictions—but below are a few of our most popular topics to get you going.

Applying to a Rental

Getting Out of a Lease Early

Requesting Repairs

The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice.


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