Advice on tenancy law

Advice on tenancy law

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Advisory Services on Tenancy Law

Advisory services on tenancy law
Advisory services on tenancy law © Amt für Wohnungswesen

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Adickesallee 67-69
60322 Frankfurt am Main
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All topics at a glance

Service description

What do we advise you on?

We provide information and advice on all issues related to residential tenancy law.

This includes, for example, the following topics

  • Rent increase
  • Operating costs
  • Defects in the flat
  • Security deposit
  • Termination of tenancy
  • Modernisation
  • Renovation of the flat

What are the requirements for our advisory service?

  • You live in Frankfurt am Main.
  • You earn no more than EUR 2,150 per month. Plus EUR 650 for each additional person living in your household.

In which cases can we not advise you?

  • You are represented by a lawyer.
  • You are in a tenants’ protection association (“Mieterschutzverein”).

How much does the counselling cost?

The advisory service is free of charge.

Required documents

What do you need to bring to the appointment?

  • Your rental contract
  • The document informing about the rent increase
  • The statement of operating costs
  • The notice of termination

What else should I know?

Counselling is provided in German. If you feel like your German is not good enough, please remember to have an interpreter by your side who can assist you during counselling.