Does a Tenant Have Rights Under Consumer Law?
- Tenants have rights under consumer law, particularly in situations involving rent collection.
- Landlords hiring law firms or debt collection companies for back rent triggers tenant rights under consumer law.
- Consumer rights, like those in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, apply to rent collection scenarios.
- Tenants can dispute the debt, request validation, be treated fairly, and receive accurate information about amounts.
- Attorneys can provide advice on whether the rent collection process is being executed correctly.