How Much Can a Landlord Collect for a Security Deposit?

This question is about Residential Lease Agreement

All states allow landlords to collect a security deposit when a tenant(s) move in. Some states limit the amount a landlord can charge, require the landlord to put security deposits into a separate account or require the landlord to pay their tenants the interest on deposits.

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