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ASSIGNMENT 3: Tenant Rights

In this third assignment, we will access the Web site, "What Should I Know Before I Rent?" for tenants' rights information. It is sponsored by the State Bar of California and follows a question and answer format. It may be helpful for you to read through each section of this assignment before going directly to the Web site. This way you will know in advance which questions you will be answering.


  1. Read the first two questions you will be answering below.(You might want to write them down on scratch paper.)

  2. Next you will go to the tenants' rights Web site.

  3. At the Web site, read the information provided in #1 question and answer.

  4. Return to this assignment page and answer the two questions below.

    Note: When you click on the link to the Tenants' Rights site, your browser should open up a new window for this link. To get back to this assignment page, just close the window by clicking on the X in the upper right corner of the window. If you prefer you can toggle back and forth between this assignment and the tenants' rights site. The toggle buttons are at the bottom of your screen.

    Warning! You do not want to X out of this assignment page until you have submitted your answers at the end of the assignment.

  5. Now, let's actually go to the Tenants' Rights site by clicking on its link and follow the steps we've just outlined. Then return to this assignment page and answer the following questions:
What are two common kinds of rental agreements?
What is the difference between the time periods for the two rental agreements ?


  1. Read the two questions below which you will be answering. Take notes.

  2. We are going to return to the tenants' rights site and read sections for question #4 and #7

  3. When you have found the anwers to the questions below, X out of the tenants' rights site and return to this assignment page. You may also toggle back and forth between this assignment and the tenants' rights site.

  4. Now, let's go to the Tenants' Rights site by clicking on its link and follow the steps outlined above. Then return to this assignment page and answer the questions below.
Besides the rent, the owner might ask you to pay other fees before you move into a rental. List two of these other fees.
When may an owner come into your rental home without permission?


LET'S REVIEW    road sign
In this third ESL 541 assignment we covered:

  • Finding rental agreement information

  • Finding information about additional fees you may be charged when you rent a place to live

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You've almost finished. Now comes the most important part:

 Your Name:

Your Class Section #:

 Your e-mail address:

Time spent on this assignment:

 And now you can click on the submit button

 


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Last updated on October 2, 2001

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