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Security Deposit Deadlines by State

Below is a table of deadlines for claiming and/or refunding a tenant’s security deposit for all 50 states in the united states. For specific details on your state's procedures for returning security deposits, visit your state's landlord-tenant statutes. Here is a link to the security deposit limits you can collect.



State - Deadline for returning security deposit to tenant

Alabama - no statutory deadline

Alaska - 14 days if the tenant gives proper notice to terminate tenancy; 30 days if the tenant does not give proper notice

Arizona - 14 days

Arkansas - 30 days

California - three weeks

Colorado - one month, unless lease agreement specifies longer period of time (which may be no more than 60 days); 72 hours if a hazardous condition involving gas equipment requires tenant to vacate

Connecticut - 30 days, or within 15 days of receiving tenant's forwarding address, whichever is later

Delaware - 15 days

District of Columbia - 45 days

Florida - 15 to 45 days depending on whether tenant disputes deductions

Georgia - one month

Hawaii - 14 days

Idaho - 21 days, or up to 30 days if landlord and tenant agree

illinois - 30-45 days depending on whether deductions were made

Indiana - 45 days

Iowa - 30 days

Kansas - 30 days

Kentucky - 30-60 days depending on whether tenant disputes deductions

Louisiana - 30 days

Maine - 21 days (tenancy at will) or 30 days (written rental agreement)

Maryland - 30-45 days depending on whether tenant has been evicted or has abandoned the premises

Massachusetts - 30 days

Michigan - 30 days

Minnesota - three weeks after tenant leaves, and landlord receives mailing address; five days if tenant must leave due to building condemnation

Mississippi - 45 days

Missouri - 30 days

Montana - 30 days

Nebraska - 14 days

Nevada - 30 days

New Hampshire - 30 days

New Jersey - 30 days; five days in case of fire, flood, condemnation or evacuation

New Mexico - 30 days

New York - reasonable time

North Carolina - 30 days

North Dakota - 30 days

Ohio - 30 days

Oklahoma - 30 days

Oregon - 30 days

Pennsylvania - 30 days

Rhode Island - 20 days

South Carolina - 30 days

South Dakota - two weeks

Tennessee - no statutory deadline

Texas - 30 days

Utah - 30 days, or within 15 days of receiving tenant's forwarding address, whichever is later

Vermont - 14 days

Virginia - 30 days

Washington - 14 days

West Virginia - no statutory deadline

Wisconsin - no statutory deadline

Wyoming - no statutory deadline
 
The Corporate Housing by Owner website provides the information listed above for the convenience of our viewers and is not liable for any of the deadlines stated above.

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