References and Legal Resources

Legal Resources

Alaska Legal Services - A private, nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans.

Alaska Pro Bono Program - An allied effort of the Alaska Bar Association and the Alaska Legal Services Corporation designed to provide volunteer legal help for low-income Alaskans. They teach the Alaska Legal Services Landlord Tenant Clinics.

Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST - An initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The program consists of a comprehensive training curriculum as well as a toll-free information line and website designed to provide technical guidance to the public.

FreeAdvice.Com - The leading law and legal advice site for consumers and small businesses.

Landlord and Tenant Act - This act includes landlord and tenant rights and obligations under Alaska law. In accordance with Alaska Statute (AS) 44.23.020(b)(8), it has been approved by the Alaska Department of Law and published by the Alaska Real Estate Commission. The Alaska Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act may be amended by the State Legislature, so it is advisable to check with your nearest Legislative Information Office to find out if the law has been amended. The Alaska Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act is not included on this website but is available for reference at your local law library.

Landlord/Tenant Clinics - Volunteer attorneys who teach these free clinics focus on providing in-depth advice on landlord/tenant law and offer special assistance for some tenants with certain types of housing problems. Clinics are open to the public, and all are welcome to attend.

The Tenants Union - A nonprofit, membership-based organization that has been providing information to Washington State tenants and fighting for stronger tenants' rights since 1976.