Security Deposit Laws By State

Welcome to our interactive map and comprehensive guide to understanding state-specific legislation on security deposits.

You can discover if recent laws have been passed, learn about caps on security deposits, refund policies, disclosure requirements, and whether interest must be paid by hovering over any state on the map. This tool is designed to help renters and property managers easily navigate the complexities of security deposit management.



It’s important to note that many states have recently enacted or are in the process of passing new legislation that significantly changes the rules surrounding security deposits, reflecting a nationwide shift towards more regulated security deposit management. Numerous states mandate alternatives to security deposits, substantially reducing relocation costs.