What Is A Tenant?

A tenant is a person who has the right to use and occupy rental property leased from a landlord. A tenant remains responsible for the payment of rent to the landlord and any damages to the property caused by the tenant or related parties during the time of occupancy.

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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