What Are A Landlord's Duties?

· The landlord has the duty to deliver possessions of the premises to the tenant according to the terms of the rental agreement. · The landlord has a duty to make repairs and to put and keep the premises in a fit, clean and safe condition after receiving written notice from the tenant. · The landlord has a duty to maintain in good working order all facilities and appliances supplied by the landlord. · The landlord has a duty to provide running water and heat. · The landlord has a duty to provide for the removal of garbage and other waste.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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