Georgia’s tenant-protection laws are among the weakest in the nation, allowing landlords to disregard health and safety concerns, charge excessive fees, and quickly evict residents who fall behind on rent.
Click on each category in the list of laws to see how Georgia compares to other states:
Local governments prohibited from imposing rent controls
No caps on security deposits
No law to allow withholding rent over living conditions
Eviction notices allowed without grace period for late rent
No requirement that landlords guarantee livability