South Dakota Leases and Rental Agreements Laws
|Code Section||20-13-20, et seq.; 43-32-6.1, 14, 24|
|Terms of Leases||Holdover converts to rental on same terms and same time as original lease|
|Deposits||Limit 1 month rent, unless otherwise agreed because special conditions pose a danger to premises maintenance; interest on deposit not required; deposit must be returned within 2 weeks of termination|
|Discrimination||No discrimination on basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability, familial status or national origin; housing for older persons exempted; landlord may discriminate against children in duplexes where one unit is owner-occupied|
|Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?||No|
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