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Asked on: 6/24/10, 6:49 am

even if I am related to my landlord do the laws of leasing not apply to me?

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Answered on: 6/24/10, 3:45 pm by Rachel Hunter

Huh? The laws of landlord-tenant still apply. If you do not have a lease and do not pay rent, you might be a tenant by sufferance or a tenant at will but you are still a tenant. The same thing would be true if you are the landlord and your relative was a tenant.

Even if you are related, get a written lease. It will be easier for all parties concerned.


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