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Concerning law regarding the contracting, payment, and collection of rent between a tenant and a landlord. Tag can also be used for rental agreements related to property other than real estate.

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Must car rental agencies provide the state minimum liability insurance or ensure that the customer has it when renting a car in the USA?

I was going through car rental agency SIXT's ToS to understand whether they provide any liability insurance coverage if one doesn't add one of their protection options when renting a car. I read in ...
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In Berlin, Germany, does any rental-price limit apply to fixed-term rental contracts?

A few laws are currently in place in Berlin Germany to limit the maximum monthly price for rental contracts. One such law is the Mietpreisbremse. However it does not always apply: one of the ...
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(Canada/Ontario) Confusion over move out date vs termination of tenancy

As I understand it based on my reading of the Residential Tenancies Act 1. At the end of a lease Landlord and Tenant automatically enter into a month-to-month agreement unless a. The landlord has ...
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Has the TAA Lease Contract Par. 3 ever been challenged under Texas Property Code Sec. 91.001.e?

I'm having the same problem that Thomas asked about [1] and I imagine it comes up quite a bit in Texas. I choose to move out at the end of my lease which automatically renews month-to-month and gave ...
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Can I sublease my apartment without my co-tenants approval in Indiana

I’m currently studying at Purdue University in Indiana and I want to sublease my apartment for the summer. One of my co-tenants who is also on the lease is not agreeing to sign the sublease form. But ...
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Subletting terms

I have a contract where a tenant is leasing to a subtenant. There is one point that I do not understand: In the application of remedies, the Tenant has an obligation to mitigate damages. Could ...
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Can a landlord force me to pay utilities with a money order/cashiers check?

In California. Landlord sent an email saying that they can no longer take checks from my unit and I had to pay via money order/cashier's check. I did bounce a check this month, death in the family and ...
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Does consideration in the form of ground rent for a leasehold have a different effect than the lease’s purchase price?

The leasehold reform (ground rent) act 2022 limits ground rents to a symbolic annual (literal) peppercorn. However it doesn’t seem to require, but merely allow, the charging of such a ground rent. ...
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What happens if lease is signed but landlord doesnt want me, do I still have to pay the realtor fee?

I live in Dumont, NJ. I'm about to sign a lease with a landlord and I also have Section 8. I haven't moved in yet; To finalize the rent payment to the landlord, there must be a HAP contract signed by ...
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How often can self-storage raise rent on existing contracts in NY?

If a self-storage company has an existing customer who has had a contract for a few months, and they want to increase the rent, how frequently can the rent actually be increased? Thanks
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Does rent control apply to me between two 6-month leases (CA)?

I am on a 6-month rental lease here in San Clemente, CA and just contacted my landlord saying I'm interested in signing another 6-month lease after this one ends (April 2021). She responded that I ...
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Must I pay rent to be considered a Lodger in the UK?

This question is inspired by How to prove you live somewhere when you live at some friend house for the National Insurance Number in UK and How to prove you live somewhere when you live at some friend ...
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Paid apartment complex full month's rent on the 29th. 2 days later on the 1st I was asked to pay an additional full month

Since the apartment complex I moved into state they do not prorate rent, but I was still asked to pay the full month's rent value on the 29th, I assumed that meant I would have to pay every 30 days as ...
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Can anyone issue a bill regarding damage identified in your former appartment?

I left my old appartement 2 months ago, I just received the regulation regarding the charges, rent, repairs and security deposit. As the title mention it, there were some costs due to cleaning of ...
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Moving into an apartment early as a rent concession

I've been negotiating with a management company to get a rent concession on an apartment in their building. I originally asked for a 1.5 month rent concession, instead they came to me with the ...
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How can Contra Costa's Secondhand Smoke Protections Ordinance apply to smoking in a private residence?

I'm conducting an apartment search in the east San Francisco Bay area in Contra Costa county. Recently I was told that smoking was banned in unincorporated areas in the county, and the apartment in ...
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Liability insurance requirements when renting a car

Traveling can be a somewhat confusing time, legally speaking, because the distant jurisdiction you're traveling in may have different requirements from your normal place or residence. And there's ...
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Hong Kong law; terminating tenancy after 1 day of renting due to bad neighborhood

We have signed a contract with an agent in Hong Kong for 6 months. As I understand it's not possible to terminate a contract legally in most cases in Hong Kong. Is there any law around this in the ...
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Repair obligations in Massachussets house lease

I am reading the language for a lease. This specific provision stood out to me as potentially significant: Subject to applicable law, Tenant shall keep and maintain the Leased Premises and all ...
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Landlord Right to Enter While Tenant Not Present (Texas)

We rent an apartment in Texas and will be moving in the summer. Our landlord would like to schedule showings to new prospective tenants. Our landlord has given us notice of the showing times (24 ...
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Stay of Eviction - Special Civil Court Case transferred to Civil

I am defending myself (pro se) for which I have a tenant owing me back rent. I had filed for eviction via Special civil court, but due to another case pending from the complaint filed by the tenant ...
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Rent increase under Scotland's temporary rent cap

I have a private residential tenancy (PRT) agreement and have been renting my apartment for over 12 months. Under a PRT, a landlord can increase the rent no more than once a year and must give a ...
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Minimum size of room in flat rental UK in an non-HMO?

I have rented a flat in London and I was wondering whether the landlord is renting it illegally due to the size of the rooms. I am aware that there is a minimum room size requirement for the HMO (...
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Can an apartment complex add a monthly "amenity fee" (that is not in the rental agreement) on top of the rent?

This is about an apartment complex in Florida. The complex was sold and the new owners decided to add a $20 monthly "amenity fee" to all existing tenants who had signed a lease months before ...
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24 hour "gym" In the city

Lets say someone opens up a 24 hour "gym" installs security cameras everywhere has a couple of bathrooms but the place is made up mostly of rows and rows of couches and some workout ...
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Apartment maintenance time limit in California

I just moved into a 2bedroom 2bath apartment in San Francisco California. Upon moving in I found out the shower in one of the bathrooms never gets hot water. I immediately connacted the landlord who ...
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Is a landlord required to hire a licensed contractor?

Is a landlord required to hire a licensed contractor for tenant's repairs? If the landlord is licensed, may the landlord legally perform the repairs? Let's assume the work being performed is ...
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Paying for a housemate's share of utilities when we are unable to

Currently I live in a a housing situation where we have four housemates (counting myself.) We split the utilities bill four ways. Recently one of the housemates quit his job and decided to pursue ...
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USA apartment rent application: is it legal to require employment?

When applying to rent an apartment in any state of the USA, is there any federal regulation that prevents the landlord from requiring the applicant to provide a proof of past/present employment, while ...
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Realtor consistently does not provide notice before showing apartment

I asked this awhile back: Can a realtor show my apartment at will, with notice? I am renting an apartment that the owners are trying to sell. I am out of town. The realtor entered and showed the ...
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