North Carolina Leases and Rental Agreements Laws
|Code Section||41A-4; 41A-6(e); 42-50, et seq.|
|Terms of Leases||Landlord may treat tenant as trespasser and eject or may recognize him as tenant with presumption of year-to-year tenancy. (Murrill v. Palmer, 80 S.E. 55); this presumption is rebuttable and will yield to the actual intention of the parties (Gurtis v. City of Sanford, 197 S.E. 2d 584 (1973)|
|Deposits||Limits: week-to-week, 2 weeks rent; month-to-month, 1 ? months rent; over month-to-month, 2 months rent; interest on deposits not required; deposit must be returned within 30 days of termination|
|Discrimination||No discrimination on basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap, or familial status; housing for older persons exempted.|
|Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?||No|
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