As you get ready to support yourself, you may be eager to rent an apartment of your own. Alaska law protects the rights of both landlords (the property owners) and tenants (the renters), so there are responsibilities and potential problems in renting an apartment. This section covers some of the important things you should know.
- Get a copy of “Alaska Landlord Tenant Act: What it means to you” from the Consumer Protection Unit of the Alaska Attorney General’s Office.
- View more information in a publication on the Alaska Landlord Tenant Act available from the Alaska Court System at court clerks’.
This publication also contains sample forms that you can use to tell your landlord about problems with your apartment, or that you want to move out. But remember that if you are facing complicated legal issues about problems at your apartment, or a potential eviction, you should consult with an attorney to get advice on your specific situation.