The Georgia rental application allows landlords to verify a prospective tenant's background information and credit history before signing a lease agreement. In Georgia, there is no maximum for an application fee; the landlord may ask for any amount.
Georgia landlords may also ask approved tenants for any amount as a security deposit; there is no limit.
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The rental application should include the following sections:
Metro Fair Housing Services, Inc.
Consumer Ed/Georgia Department of Law - Consumer Protection Division
According to Georgia Code Ann. 44-7-34, a landlord must return the security deposit to a tenant no later than 30 days after the lease has been terminated.