Security Deposit Receipt & Disclosure
The Security Deposit Receipt & Disclosure serves as a verification of security deposit payment, and confirms location/interest rate of where it is being held.
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Please Note: Security deposits that are held for more than 13 months earn interest. For all rental agreements signed or renewed after January 1, 1995, interest accrues in 6 month periods at a rate equal to the Federal Reserve Board's discount rate as of January 1st of each year.
The ezLandlord Forms Security Deposit Receipt and Disclosure will allow the landlord to confirm that he or she received the monies for the security deposit, and record the amount received. The security deposit is an essential bit of insurance for the landlord. These monies can be used at the termination of the tenancy to repair damages left by the vacating tenant. In some cases the landlord may be able to recoup other losses through the use of the security deposit as well.
The form also informs the tenant of where the security deposit is being held during the tenancy, and also indicates what interest rate it will earn, if any. Laws regarding where the deposit may be held may vary by state, so landlords should be careful to be sure they understand their state and local laws regarding security deposits.
A completed Security Deposit Receipt and Disclosure can be accomplished in just a few simple steps, thanks to ezLandlordForms Autofill technology. When completing this form, landlords can select their tenant from a popup window, and all of the pertinent address and mailing information will be automatically included in the final, professional document. The text of this document is also fully editable, and once completed, this document can even be included as part of your ezLandlordForms Lease Package.
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