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Ohio Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

More Information on Lease and Rental Agreement Laws

Code Section4112.02(H); 5321.01, et seq.
Terms of LeasesPresumption that holdover converts to year-to-year term but it is rebuttable (Bumiller v. Walker, 116 N.E. 797 (1917))
DepositsInterest on deposit required at 5% per year if tenant remains in possession 6 months or more and deposit is greater than $50 or one month's rent; deposit must be returned within 30 days of termination
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, handicap, national origin, familial status
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?No

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