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Security Deposits and Rent Credits
Your landlord must mail your security deposit, or partial deposit with itemized deductions, within 21 days of the end of your lease. MGO 32.07(7), ATCP 134.06(4), Wis. Stats. 704.28
If you move out early and the unit is not re-rented, they must return your deposit within 21 days after the lease ends. ATCP 134.06(2)(b); Wis. Stats. 704.28(4)
Your landlord cannot deduct routine painting or carpet cleaning from the security deposit. MGO 32.07(14), ATCP 134.06(3)(c)
Cashing a check for partial payment does not mean you waive your rights to seek the full amount owed. MGO 32.07(7)(d), ATCP 134.06(2)(e)
Remember to provide a forwarding address for your security deposit. ATCP 134.06(5)
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