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Iowa Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

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Code Section562A.9(4); 562A.12; 216.8
Terms of LeasesHolding over converts to month-to-month tenancy
DepositsLimit 2 months rent; any interest earned on deposit for first 5 years of tenancy is landlord's property; deposit must be returned within 30 days if given forwarding address
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, origin, disability, or family status; housing for older persons exempted
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?Yes

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