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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 with eSign
Now with eSign!!! 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.

My Tenant Backed Out of the Lease - Now What?
Posted December 22, 2016
You gathered a pile of applications for your rental property. You narrowed it to several finalists and, after screening a few backgrounds, you finally settled on the best candidate for your next tenant. Now, that tenant is backing out of the lease at the very last minute. What should you do, besides tearing your hair out? It depends on whether or not the tenant signed your lease agreement, and whether you obtained a Hold Deposit. Also, did your lease include an Early Termination clause? Know the answers to these questions before reading further - they matter!

Why Does Eviction Take So Long?
Posted December 13, 2016
You want your tenants out and you want them out today. You have been more than patient, your tenants are taking advantage of you, and things are only going to get worse. So, why can't you just kick them out immediately? Wouldn't any judge understand that eviction is appropriate under these typical scenarios? • Tenants haven't paid rent in months. • Tenants let other people move in and never told you or asked permission. • The last time tenants let you in to inspect, you saw the unit was trashed. These examples – among many others – are lease violations and landlords do not have to put up with them. And, yes, action is definitely called for. Unfortunately, far too many landlords make wrong assumptions about the action they are per

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