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if one of my tenants' husband gets deported to Mexico and she has to move without giving me 30 days' notice, can I keep her deposit?
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Absolutely. You can keep the deposit because they still owe rent.

Moreover, they have to give you notice of their new address in writing for you to be liable for not returning their security deposit.

So you can keep the security deposit certainly.






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