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Louisiana Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

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Code Section9:3251; 51:2602, et seq.
Terms of LeasesLandlord's right to eject is waived when he accepts rent from holdover tenant (Canal Realty & Improvement Co. v. Pailet, 46 So.2d 303 (1950))
DepositsNo limit on deposit; interest on deposit not required; deposit must be returned within one month of termination along with an itemized statement
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin; housing for older persons exempted
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?No

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