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South Carolina Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

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Code Section27-40-310; 27-40-410; 31-21-40
Terms of LeasesHoldover converts to month-to-month tenancy unless tenant pays weekly, then week-to-week
DepositsNo limit on deposit; interest on deposit not required; deposit must be returned within 30 days of termination
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin; housing for older persons exempted; landlord may discriminate against children in single family dwellings and certain other small unit buildings
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?Yes

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