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Level Up Law: Rent Smart—Basic Landlord Tenant Law In South Carolina

Authored By: South Carolina Legal Services

SCLS attorney and housing law unit head, Mark Fessler, talks about the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords under the South Carolina law. These rights often originate in the rental agreement. He discusses the rights of landlords and tenants in regards to: *Payment of rent *Maintaining the property *Access to the property *Security deposits *Terminating leases *Navigating eviction Learn more about what to consider when renting at Are you being evicted? More information here For other resources on landlord-tenant issues, check out Have questions on a housing issue? Find more insight at our free legal classroom on housing issues at For more resources and assistance on this and other legal issues, visit Apply for help online at, or call our intake line 1 (888) 346-5592 Visit our website for more Andrea E. Loney, Executive Director, South Carolina Legal Services is a statewide law firm that provides civil legal services to protect the rights and represent the interests of low-income South Carolinians. To stay up to date on what we are doing at SC Legal Services, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @sclegal and Facebook at South Carolina Legal Services.

Last Review and Update: Aug 05, 2021
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