What Is A Landlord?

A landlord is the owner of a piece of real property, the rental property, who leases it to another person. A landlord allows a tenant to use and occupy his or her property in exchange for a monthly payment of rent.

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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