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Close family members can stay as long as the tenant wants The tenant is entitled to "quiet enjoyment" of the property which includes living with their close relatives - spouse, de facto and children would all qualify; parents and siblings might as well. It doesn't matter if these people are children or adults. You cannot contract out of this as you are not ...


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The Rent Ordinance para (e) explicitly precludes that possibility: Any waiver by a tenant of rights under this Chapter 37 shall be void as contrary to public policy. If he attempts to enforce such a clause or in any way dislodge you from the unit, he is liable for a substantial penalty. The legality of a rebate scheme is not clear, but probably would ...


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Please read before down-voting for not answering the question. Whilst the Landlord may not be responsible or repairs to the washing machine during the lease, they are very likely responsible for it being in a serviceable condition at the commencement of the lease. Whilst it is also possible that the machine just happened to fail during the first use by the ...


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Does point 9.1.b) basically say that I can leave whenever (except in those cases mentioned at 9.1.c) ) as long as I notify them 30 days in advance? Yes. The clause conclusively entitles you as occupant to terminate the license prior to May 2020 (subject to 9.1b and .c). The interpretation that the "31 May 2020" term is in addition to the requirement of a ...


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As an addition to Greendrake's answer: A lot will depend on the exact nature of the agreements, both the original lease agreement, and any agreement around the repair of the washing machine. As written in Greendrake's answer, there is no ground to believe the tenant can claim ownership of the washing machine. The machine was replaced under a guarantee that ...


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You could be right Of course, so could they This is a really good example of a really poorly drafted clause. It could mean what you think it means, it could also mean that the 31 May 2020 is the earliest date for termination and one of the other subclauses must be followed. You can't "make the landlord understand"; you can only explain your ...


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The house Owner owns the washing machine. Paying the deductible on Owner's warranty has nothing to do with (changing of) the ownership of it. Effectively, the tenant has incurred expenses just for arranging the replacement. Lease specifically stipulates that Tenant is welcome to use washer/dryer but that Owner is not responsible for fixing them if they ...


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In most cases at the end of a fixed term, a normal assured shorthold tenancy will continue on a periodic basis even if this is not mentioned in the contract itself until the landlord issues a notice of intention to repossess. https://england.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/private_renting/assured_shorthold_tenancies_with_private_landlords When your ...


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From the BBC website We're due to move house this Friday. Can we? - James Stone, Bristol The government is yet to issue official advice for those who have already exchanged contracts and are waiting to move house. The campaign group Homeowners Alliance says it would suggest going through with the move if you can, although it says you may ...


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Is the soil a fixture or a chattel? Fixtures revert to the landlord; chattels remain the property of the tenant with the landlord as bailee. Soil could be either - if it was brought onto the site with the intention that it become a permanent part of the landscaping then its a fixture; if its purpose was to be on-sold or incorporated into pot-plants then ...


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German law of succession is based on the concept of universal succession. That means that your heir(s) will become party to any legal relationship which you used to be party to (there are a few exceptions) and your heir(s) will be liable for all of your debt and liabilities without limitation. This means that your lease will probably be unaffected by your ...


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Death does not automatically end a contract1 Therefore the landlord’s (and tenant’s through their estate) rights and obligations are unchanged. I can’t speak for Germany but must jurisdiction’s residential tenancy laws give the landlord and the estate and sometimes co-tenants the right to give notice upon death of a tenant. 1 Except for personal services ...


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