You have rights and responsibilities when you enter into a legal agreement with a property owner.
The Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act governs the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants, but leaves much to interpretation. Leases may not include provisions that are prohibited by the Landlord Tenant Act.
View the Alabama Tenants’ Handbook, published by ARISE Citizens’ Policy Project, which conducts independent policy research in Alabama
NOTE: The University of Alabama can never guarantee that accidents and criminal activity will not occur. Safety and security in any given situation depends on multiple factors, not the least of which is the responsibility of all persons to make informed decisions and use of best practices.