Your rights as a renter or tenant will be governed by the laws in your State. For information on the laws in your State go to https://www.hud.gov/topics/rental_assistance/tenantrights
For more information about tenant rights or to find a housing counseling agency near you that can help explain your rights as a tenant, go to HUD's website at: https://www.hud.gov/topics/rental_assistance/
To obtain a list of housing counseling agencies by state go to: https://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm or call HUD's interactive voice system at toll free 1-800-569-4287.
For more information about HUD's multifamily programs go to the following HUD website at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/housing/mfh/hsgmfbus or call the Multifamily Housing Clearinghouse at 1-800-685-8470. The line is staffed Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Benefits.gov is an online resource to help you find federal benefits you may be eligible for in the United States. Visit https://www.benefits.gov/ for more information and a link to the Benefit Finder, to find information on government benefits you may be eligible to receive.