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Asked on: 12/27/12, 10:11 am

What is legal to take out of the tenants deposit, and I know it has to be in the lease contract?

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Answered on: 1/31/13, 7:20 pm by Sharon Campbell

A landlord may only deduct damages over and above ordinary wear and tear. Carpet cleaning, general cleaning, painting are generally considered ordinary wear and tear.

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