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How long does the landlord have to return a security deposit?

Most states require landlords to refund security deposits they collect within a certain time frame after the tenancy ends. Landlords may subtract from the security deposit any proper deductions for repairs and other damages made according to the lease and state law. Below you will find a regularly updated table of how long landlords have to return security deposits for all 50 states.