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Every state has a few absurd laws on the books and Pennsylvania is certainly no exception. One example is the ridiculous law that states, “All fire hydrants must be checked one hour before all fires.’ Such laws cannot be upheld and are generally ignored. Pennsylvania landlord-tenant laws on the other hand, cannot be ignored. Landlords and property managers in PA are expected to be knowledgeable of the landlord-tenant laws and to uphold them. For this reason, we provide Pennsylvania landlords and property managers with the tools and resources necessary to stay on top of the laws as they continue to change. For example, PA landlords and property managers need to know that, “beginning with the second and each subsequent year of a lease, or during any renewal after the expiration of 2 years of tenancy, any security deposit in excess of one month together with interest shall be returned to the tenant. Interest must be paid each year on the security deposit on all deposits held over two years.”

Our state assist provides the confidence landlords and property managers need in their leases to ensure compliance with Pennsylvania residential renting laws. Our state mandated and vast selection of relevant rental forms help to ensure highly organized and effective management. When in need of tenant screening services, we offer a comprehensive screening. Sometimes landlords want feedback from their peers which they can get by posting their questions on our FORUM page. Your questions will be answered by seasoned property managers, landlords or attorneys who frequent the forum page.

If you’re ever in need of a contractor, you don’t have to leave our site because we offer a list of contractors under our resources category as well. And, for those times when you may have to consult in person with an attorney, just visit our Pennsylvania directory of attorneys found on the resource page.

Pennsylvania Residential Lease Agreements

Pennsylvania Lease Our Pennsylvania lease package is complete with everything you need to get your property(s) rented. Whether this is your first rental or your one hundredth, no worries. Not sure what forms you need to begin? Our state-specific package includes all of the PA mandatory forms as well as some optional forms like a Tenant Welcome letter and Zero Tolerance for Criminal Activity addendum. Don’t have much time? You won’t need much with our ezLandlord lease wizard, which allows you to whiz through just 7 easy steps and voila: you’re finished!

Pennsylvania Landlord Forms

Pennsylvania Rental Forms Pennsylvania 10 Day Notice to Quit
Use this 10 Day Notice to Quit for non-payment of rent.

Pennsylvania 15 Day Notice to Quit -Breach of Lease
Use this notice for leases that are 1 year or less and/or for an undefined term; where a tenant has violated a lease for reasons other than non-payment of rent.

Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant Act
This is the original statutes of the Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant Act.

PA Landlord-Tenant Act - Disposition of Abandoned Personal Property
This informational document provides the statute for situations where a tenant leaves personal property in a rental unit; after vacating.

Pennsylvania Lease Agreement
Pennsylvania lease agreements must reflect the often-onerous state landlord-tenant laws, so our PA Assist offers law tips as you create your lease.

Philadelphia Gas Works Landlord Cooperation Instructions
This document explains the Landlord Cooperation Program regarding Philadelphia Gas Works.

Pennsylvania 30 Day Notice To Quit
Use this 30 Day Notice to Quit for leases that are for 1 year or longer, where a tenant has violated a lease for reasons other than non-payment of rent.

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Pennsylvania Attorneys

Pennsylvania Landlord-Tenant Attorneys
Brian E. Sipe, Esq.
Law Office of Brian E. Sipe, LLC
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Huntingdon Valley, PA
  Douglas K. Marsico, Esq.
Caldwell & Kearns, P.C.
www.caldwellkearns.com
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Harrisburg, PA
Marc V. Taiani
Allegheny Attorneys at Law
www.alleghenyattorneys.com
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Pittsburgh, PA
  Max L. Lieberman
Max L. Lieberman & Associates, P.C.
www.lslaw.com
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Blue Bell, PA
Paul Jay Cohen, Esq.
Cohen & Willwerth, P.C.
www.cohenwillwerth.com
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Southampton, PA
  Todd L. Baritz, Esquire
Kenneth L. Baritz, & Associates, P.C.
www.baritzlaw.com
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Philadelphia, PA
William F. Rogel, Esq.
Flaherty Fardo, LLC
pghfirm.com
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Pittsburgh, PA
 

Pennsylvania Links and Resources

Pennsylvania Rental Resources Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant Act of 1951
Official Pennsylvania Statutes of Real & Personal Property
www.pacode.com/secure/data/246/chapter500/chap500toc.html

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs

Pennsylvania Landlord Clubs
ACRE of Pittsburgh, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
www.acrepgh.org
Meeting Time: First Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 pm.  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Capital Area Rental Property Owners Association, PA
www.carpoa.org
Meeting Time: Please see website  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Delco Property Investors, PA
www.delcopropertyinvestors.com
Meeting Time: Please see website  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Diversified Investor Group, Ft. Washington, PA
www.digonline.org
Meeting Time: Last Thursday, 6:00 pm., Number of Members: 1000  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Indiana County Rental Association, Indiana, PA
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Landlord Investors Master Mind Group (LIMG), Harrisburg, PA
www.meetup.com/limg-harrisburg/
Meeting Time: 7pm, 4th Thursday of every month, Number of Members: 450  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Pennsylvania Residential Owners Association, Inc., Harrisburg, PA
www.proassoc.org
Meeting Time: Contact for more info, Number of Members: 7000  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

REIA of Reading Berks, PA
www.reiaberks.org
Meeting Time: Please see website  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Western Pennsylvania Real Estate Investors Association, Pittsburgh, PA
www.westernpareia.org
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 pm., Number of Members: 430  More Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Articles

Pennsylvania Rental Articles
Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant Law and Regulations
Posted April 8, 2010
Pennsylvania landlord-tenant laws are complex, so we've put together a FAQ-style summary of PA rental laws for quick referencing.

Let's Be Roomies!
Posted September 28, 2016
How many times have you heard that proposal being made among friends? It is a living arrangement that once was mostly reserved for college students, graduates and other young adults who wanted to save on rent until they moved into more permanent lodgings. Now, it’s an increasingly popular option for 30-something singles and older adults who want to cut living expenses.

Landlord Recalls 'Newbie' Days & Shares His Top Tips
Posted September 14, 2016
Kevin Williams* picked up the phone and heard his rattled tenant say that there were flies in his apartment. Kevin said he'd be there soon. He swung by the hardware store for some bug spray and met his tenant at the unit. Kevin could have rolled his eyes and told his tenant to calm down. He could have told the tenant to buy some insect repellant and send a receipt with his next rent check. But he didn't. Instead, Kevin did what he's done since he bought his first investment property in Illinois nearly 30 years ago. He showed that he cared about his tenant and was committed to first-rate maintenance. Kevin knows that such thoughtfulness will be returned, enhancing his investments.

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