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New Hampshire Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

More Information on Lease and Rental Agreement Laws

Code Section540:1; 540-A:6, 7; 354-A:1, 15
Terms of LeasesEvery tenancy shall be deemed to be at-will and rent payable on demand absent contrary contract shown
DepositsLimit 1 month rent or $100, whichever is greater. Interest on deposit required and must be returned to tenant if he holds the deposit for one year or longer; deposit must be retuned within 30 days
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of age, sex, race, creed, color, marital status, physical/mental disability, national origin, familial status; retirement communities exempted
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?No

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