What Are A Tenant's Duties?

· The tenant has the duty to comply with all obligations imposed by the lease and pay rent when it is due. · The tenant has the duty to keep the rental unit in a clean and safe condition and upon termination of the tenancy leave the unit in as clean condition excepting ordinary wear and tear, as when tenancy began. · The tenant has the duty to dispose of all waste from the rental unit in a clean and safe manner. · The tenant has the duty to use all facilities and appliances in the premises in a reasonable and safe manner. · The tenant has the duty to not destroy, deface, damage, impair or remove any part of the premises or knowingly permit any person to do so. · The tenant has the duty to conduct himself/herself in a manner that will not disturb their neighbors' peaceful enjoyment of the premises. · The tenant has the duty to not unreasonably withhold consent for the landlord to enter the rental unit to inspect the premises.

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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