1 PRESENTED BY VERMONT APARTMENT OWNERS SERVICES, LLC. AND VERMONT TENANTS/C.V.O.E.O.
2 WHAT LAWS ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? V.S.A.9: Commerce and Trade Chapter 137: Residential Rental Agreements Landlord obligations; habitability a) Warranty of habitability. In any residential rental agreement, the landlord shall be deemed to covenant and warrant to deliver over and maintain, throughout the period of the tenancy, premises that are safe, clean and fit for human habitation and which comply with the requirements of applicable building, housing and health regulations. Simply put Unit must be clean and in good repair when you rent it out. Codes that Apply: Rental Housing Health Code Vermont Fire Safety Code Wastewater/Water Supply Regulations Local Ordinances You must maintain that good condition throughout the tenancy. Your unit must comply with all applicable codes.
3 IT ALSO MEANS You can t rent a camp, camper, van, bus, tent, teepee, yurt, shed or anything else that doesn t comply with code as a year round rental!
4 4457. Landlord obligations; habitability (b) Waiver. No rental agreement shall contain any provision by which the tenant waives the protections of the implied warranty of habitability. Any such waiver shall be deemed contrary to public policy and shall be unenforceable and void. The law trumps your lease. MEANS Yes, even if the tenant signed it. Your lease cannot require that tenants make repairs OR state that the property is rented AS IS
5 4457. Landlord obligations; habitability (c) Heat and water. As part of the implied warranty of habitability, the landlord shall ensure that the dwelling unit has heating facilities which are capable of safely providing a reasonable amount of heat. Every landlord who provides heat as part of the rental agreement shall at all times supply a reasonable amount of heat to the dwelling unit. The landlord shall provide an adequate amount of water to each dwelling unit properly connected with hot and cold water lines. The hot water lines shall be connected with supplied water-heating facilities which are capable of heating sufficient water to permit an adequate amount to be drawn. This subsection shall not apply to a dwelling unit intended and rented for summer occupancy or as a hunting camp. MEANS The landlord repairs the furnace and hot water heater. If the hot water heater is a rental, the landlord pays the rental fee. The landlord is responsible for providing an adequate amount of safe, drinkable water. Heat Requirements from the Rental Housing Health Code Heat must be available when the outside temp reaches 55º. The heating system must be able to keep all living areas of the unit at no less than 65º, without overheating any one room or area.
6 VEMONT S RENTAL HOUSING HEALTH CODE VERMONT HEALTH REGULATIONS CHAPTER 5, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SUBCHAPTER 16, RENTAL HOUSING HEALTH CODE I. GENERAL PROVISIONS A. Purpose. The purpose of this code is to protect the health, safety and well-being of the occupants of rental housing. This code establishes minimum health and habitability standards that all residential rental housing in Vermont must conform to. B. Authority. This code is adopted under the authority of 18 VSA 102, 3 VSA 3003(a) and 3 VSA 801(b)(11). C. Scope. 1. This Rental Housing Health Code shall apply to all rented dwellings, dwelling units, rooming houses, rooming units and mobile home lots used as a regular residence. 2. This code does not apply to transient occupancy in a hotel, motel or other lodging licensed by the Department of Health during the time the occupancy is subject to a tax levied under 32 V.S.A. Chapter 225. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
7 Habitable Room - Means every room or enclosed floor space, used or intended to be used for living, sleeping, cooking or eating purposes excluding bathrooms, toilet compartments, closets, halls, storage or utility spaces and similar areas. Watertight - Means so constructed that the structure is substantially impermeable to the passage of water. Common Space - Means all interior passageways, hallways, foyers, stairways, basements and other rooms in a dwelling or rooming house used or intended for use by the occupants of more than one dwelling unit or rooming unit.
8 REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLIANCE ARE ACTUALLY QUITE SIMPLE: SANITATION FACILITIES Kitchen Facilities: Space to store, prepare and serve food? Kitchen Sink? Non-Absorbent Counters and floor?
9 Bathroom Facilities Toilet? Sink? Tub or Shower? Non-absorbent floor? Ventilation fan or window?
10 Water Supply/Wastewater Disposal SUFFICIENT HOT AND COLD WATER SUPPLY? HOT WATER TEMP BETWEEN 100º AND 120º? WATER CLEAN AND SAFE FOR DRINKING? SEPTIC OR SEWAGE SYSTEM FUNCTIONING PROPERLY? PLUMBING IN GOOD WORKING ORDER?
11 Garbage, Rubbish and Sanitary Conditions DURABLE, CLEANABLE, WATERTIGHT TRASH RECEPTACLES WITH PROPERLY-FITTING COVERS PROVIDED BY LANDLORD? COMMON AREAS CLEANING PROVIDED BY LANDLORD? IF TENANT PAYS FOR TRASH REMOVAL DOES LANDLORD ENSURE THAT TRASH IS ACTUALLY REMOVED WEEKLY?
12 INSECTS AND RODENTS LANDLORD RESPONSIBLE TENANT RESPONSIBLE COMMON SPACES FREE FROM RODENT AND INSECT INFESTATION? BUILDING STRUCTURALLY SOUND SO RODENTS DON T GET IN? INFESTATION IN ONLY ONE UNIT? INFESTATION IN MORE THAN ONE UNIT? * INFESTATION IN SINGLE FAMILY HOME? * IF EXTERMINATOR CAN DETERMINE UNIT OF ORIGIN, TENANT CAN BE HELD FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.
13 HEATING HEATING FACILITIES IN GOOD WORKING ORDER AND INSPECTED WITHIN PAST 2 YEARS? (unit must have current tag) HEATING FACILITIES PROPERLY VENTED TO THE OUTSIDE? HEATING FACILITIES CAPABLE OF KEEPING ALL ROOMS ABOVE 65º WITHOUT OVER HEATING ROOM HEATING UNIT IS IN? IF LANDLORD PAYS FOR HEAT, AVAILABLE ANY TIME OF YEAR THE OUTSIDE TEMP IS BELOW 55º?
14 NATURAL AND MECHANICAL VENTILATION EVERY HABITABLE ROOM HAS AT LEAST ONE WINDOW OR DOOR, IN GOOD WORKING ORDER, THAT CAN BE OPENED FOR FRESH AIR? WINDOW SCREENS PROVIDED AND IN GOOD REPAIR? ALL HALLWAYS AND STAIRWAYS IN COMMON AREAS ADEQUATELY VENTILATED? BATHROOM FAN, AIRVENT OR WINDOW VENTING DIRECTLY TO OUTSIDE? CLOTHES DRYER VENTED TO OUTSIDE?
15 LIGHTING AND ELECTRICITY EVERY HABITABLE ROOM, EXCEPT KITCHEN, HAS AT LEAST TWO WORKING OUTLETS OR ONE OUTLET AND ONE LIGHT FIXTURE? KITCHEN HAS AT LEAST TWO WORKING OUTLETS AND ONE LIGHT FIXTURE? GFCI OUTLETS NEAR WATER SOURCES? BUILDING ENTRANCES AND COMMON AREAS ADEQUATELY LIGHTED? ALL ELECTRAL SYSTEMS IN GOOD REPAIR? ELECTRICAL WORK DONE BY LICENSED CONTRACTOR?
16 STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER AND CONDITION. WEATHERTIGHT, WATERTIGHT AND RODENT PROOF? FOUNDATION FLOORS WALLS DOORS STAIRCASES CHIMNEYS CEILINGS WINDOWS ROOF
17 PROPERTY MAINTAINED TO BE FREE FROM THE REGULAR OR PERIODIC APPEARANCE OF STANDING WATER OR EXCESSIVE MOISTURE WHICH MAY RESULT IN VISIBLE MOLD GROWTH?
18 FIRE SAFETY SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS HARD WIRED INTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEM BY LICENSED TECHNICIAN AND FUNCTIONING PROPERLY? CURRENT FIRE EXTINGUISHER? EGRESSES STRUCTURALLY SOUND AND FREE FROM OBSTRUCTION? AT LEAST ONE WINDOW IN ALL BEDROOMS OF SUFICCIENT SIZE FOR EGRESS? NO INTERNALLY KEYED DEAD BOLTS ON EXTERIOR DOORS?
19 SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR BASICS AT LEAST ONE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR ON EACH FLOOR SMOKE AND CARBON DETECTORS NEAR HEATING UNITS SMOKE DETECTORS IN EACH BEDROOM PHOTOELECTRIC TYPE DETECTORS ARE REQUIRED BY CODE TENANTS, NOT LANDLORDS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE BATTERIES FOR THE DETECTORS, BUT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE PROPERTY OWNER TO ENSURE THEY ARE WORKING PROPERLY
20 LEAD PAINT REQUIREMENTS FOR HOMES BUILT PRIOR TO 1978 ON STATE LEAD REGISTRY? LEAD PAINT NOTICE TO TENANTS? LANDLORD OR DESIGNEE CERTIFIED FOR EMP S? CURRENT CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE? CERTIFICATE COPY TO TENANTS? EMP ANNUALLY AND AT TENANT CHANGEOVER? NO PEELING OR CHIPPING PAINT? NOTICE TO REPORT PEELING/CHIPPING PAINT POSTED? WINDOW WELL INSERTS? ANY PAINT REMOVAL DONE BY CERTIFIED CONTRACTOR? VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL S OFFICE CAN PROSECUTE FOR NON-COMPLAINCE
21 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Owners 1. No owner shall let to another for occupancy any dwelling, dwelling unit, rooming house, rooming unit or mobile home lot which does not comply with the requirements of this code. It shall be the responsibility of the owner to maintain all premises in compliance with this code. The Vermont Supreme Court has found that Landlords violate the Consumer Protection statute (9 V.S.A., Chapter 63) if they rent a property that the landlord knows is out of compliance.
22 Bisson v. Ward, 160 Vt. 343 (1993) Spring Landlords property was inspected by a government inspector, Landlord was directed to correct the violations Before making the repairs, Landlord rented the unit and promised to the tenant that identified issues would be corrected Fall Government inspector again notified landlord of fire and safety hazards. Tenant stopped paying rent, landlord started an eviction for nonpayment of rent, Tenant countersued for breach of Warranty of Habitability and Consumer Fraud (now the Consumer Protection Statute) Outcome Landlords committed a deceptive act (violation of the Consumer Protection Statute) by renting an apartment that was in violation of law (i.e. outstanding inspection order from a government inspector)
23 CASE EXAMPLES Habitability Violations Birkenhead v. Coombs (1983)* Damaged walls and carpet, nonfunctioning shower and toilet, landlord intentionally disconnected tenant s heat, hot water, and electricity, removed tenant s kitchen stove Hilder v. St. Peter (1984)* - broken window, landlord did not provide key to door, toilet was clogged and would not flush properly, bathroom light and outlet inoperable, water leak from upstairs unit, plaster ceiling fell in, broken sewer pipe in basement Bisson v. Ward (1993) structural and mechanical deficiencies, inadequate heating and plumbing systems, no heat, no hot water, tenant had to use a neighbor s bathroom facilities (property had been inspected and deficiencies noted by government inspector) L Esperance v. Benware (2003) drinking water contaminated with e.coli bacteria, structural deficiencies, electrical hazards, other life safety violations (inspection report had denied occupancy until deficiencies were corrected) *Cases that resulted in the current statutory requirements for the Warranty of Habitability
24 Weiler v. Hooshiari (2011) Warranty of habitability does not extend to amenities that are not essential to sanitation and tenant safety. Issue: Heavy snow and ice fell from the roof of the rental property onto tenant s car, destroying the vehicle. Caveat: Potential liability for landlords does exist as a negligence claim by tenants. However, under this decision, landlords do not have exposure under a Warranty of Habitability claim.
25 TENANT REMEDIES 9 V.S.A Habitability; tenant remedies (a) If the landlord fails to comply with the landlord's obligations for habitability and, after receiving actual notice of the noncompliance from the tenant, a governmental entity or a qualified independent inspector, the landlord fails to make repairs within a reasonable time and the noncompliance materially affects health and safety, the tenant may: (1) withhold the payment of rent for the period of the noncompliance; (2) obtain injunctive relief; (3) recover damages, costs, and reasonable attorney's fees; and (4) terminate the rental agreement on reasonable notice. (b) Tenant remedies under this section are not available if the noncompliance was caused by the negligent or deliberate act or omission of the tenant or a person on the premises with the tenant's consent.
26 For a Habitability Claim: THE LANDLORD MUST RECEIVE NOTIFICATION IN WRITING OF THE DEFECT THE DEFECT MUST MATERIALLY AFFECT HEALTH AND SAFETY LANDLORD FAILS TO REPAIR THE DEFECT WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME What is a Reasonable amount of time? It will depend on what the defect is. This is a very fact specific issue. It is not 30 days. For some defects it may be immediately (i.e. smoke detectors), for some defects in may be longer than 30 days.
27 TENANT REMEDIES - Habitability Violation POSSIBLE WITHHOLDING OF RENT INVOLVING TOWN HEALTH OFFICER OR CODE INSPECTOR FILING FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF OF ABUSE ORDER* INJUNCTIVE ACTION *In situations where a landlord turns off an essential utility, the tenants can file in Superior Court for an Emergency Relief of Abuse Order specific to the denied utility.
28 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Owners 2. No owner shall cause any water, sewer, equipment or utility which is required by this regulation to be removed, shut off or discontinued for any occupied dwelling, dwelling unit, rooming house, rooming unit or mobile home lot except for such temporary interruption as may be necessary while actual repairs or alterations are in process or during temporary emergencies. Best Practice Tips: If the utilities are in your (landlord's) name, you cannot have them shut off. Even if the tenant is not paying you the rent or running up large bills with the utility company. Shutting the utilities off on a tenant is considered an illegal eviction. If the utilities are in the tenant's name and the utility company shuts off the service for nonpayment by the tenant, you are not obligated to restore service to the unit.
29 Any tenant who sustains damage or injury as a result of an illegal eviction may bring an action for injunctive relief, damages, costs, and reasonable attorney's fees.
30 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Owners 3. No rental agreement containing any provision purporting to transfer responsibilities between owner and occupant other than as imposed herein, shall be effective for the purposes of this code. Best Practice Tips: This means that you cannot rent a property "as is" or require that your tenant be responsible for repairs.
31 TENANT REMEDIES TENANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH PROHIBITED CLAUSES EVEN THOUGH THEY SIGNED THE LEASE. 9 V.S.A Attempt to circumvent No rental agreement shall contain any provision which attempts to circumvent or circumvents obligations and remedies established by this chapter and any such provision shall be unenforceable and void.
32 WHEN THE TENANT CAUSES CODE VIOLATIONS TOWN HEALTH OFFICERS AND CODE ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE TO HELP LANDLORDS TOO! TENANT S CAN BE CITED BY THE INSPECTOR FOR CAUSING VIOLATIONS. CONSIDER 30 DAY BREACH OF RENTAL AGREEMENT TERMINATION NOTICE. IN EXTREME CASES, A HEALTH OFFICER CAN DEEM A UNIT UNFIT FOR HUMAN HABITATION.
33 VT Apartment Owners Association Or on the Web at vtlandlord.com
BOROUGH OF NATIONAL PARK APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY ADDRESS OF PROPERTY FOR INSPECTION # BLOCK LOT VACANT YES NO CURRENT OWNER NAME ADDRESS TELEPHONE # PROSPECTIVE
I. Introduction The State of North Carolina does not have a comprehensive property maintenance code. The state s Landlord and Tenant law (Chapter 42), however, imposes minimum generic maintenance obligations
APPENDIX M.O. 57/2012 Minimum Housing and Health Standards Original version July 20, 1999. Revisions to Part lll, Housing Premises, sections 3 and 4, June 30, 2012 (all revisions are bolded and underlined).
CITY OF SEATTLE RENTAL REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION ORDINANCE (RRIO) RRIO Checklist Use of checklist: Property owners will use the RRIO Checklist to confirm that their rental housing properties and units
DATE TIME EAST STROUDSBURG BOROUGH RESIDENTIAL RENTAL INSPECTION CHECK LIST INSPECTOR: LICENSE # ADDRESS: PROPERTY OWNER: SINGLE: DOUBLE: MULTI-UNIT # OF UNITS POINT OF INSPECTION Sanitation IPMC 302.1
Roy Cooper North Carolina Attorney General LANDLORDS MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR DUTIES: YOUR RIGHTS AS A RESIDENTIAL TENANT IN NORTH CAROLINA CONTENTS Introduction... 2 Part One: The Residential Rental Agreements
North Carolina s Residential Rental Agreement Act In general, the relationship between landlord and tenant is governed by the terms of the lease agreement. But state and federal law impose certain conditions
Housing Quality Standards Inspection Checklist To prevent delays, the R.T.A. must be complete and upon submission the unit must be in move in condition or an inspection will not be conducted. A Fair Housing
RESIDENTIAL RENTAL AGREEMENT Tenant,, agrees to rent from Owner,, the premises located in the City of, County of, State of Utah, located at (address) Apt. # consisting of: Bedroom(s) Bathroom(s) Kitchen
Housing Choice Voucher Program H.Q.S. Inspection Checklist 1 2 Housing Authority of the City of Austin Established in 1937 SECTION 8 PROGRAM OWNER'S GUIDE THE HOUSING QUALITY STANDARDS INSPECTION The unit
CITY OF MONTRÉAL BY-LAW 03-096 BY-LAW CONCERNING THE SANITATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DWELLING UNITS As the municipal administration seeks to ensure that all Montrealers benefit from acceptable housing conditions;
Landlord-Tenant Law FOR RENT The Landlord-Tenant Act In 1974, the Nebraska Legislature passed the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. This law governs oral and written agreements for residential
The Residential Rental Agreements Act (and Other Tenants Rights Statutes) The Residential Rental Agreements Act is set out in G.S. Chapter 42, Sections 38 to 44. This law, which was passed in 1977, re-wrote
A Guide to the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act Frequently asked questions and answers This booklet contains typical landlord and tenant questions and answers, along with relevant statute sections.
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Rental Registration and Safety Inspection Program 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 Telephone: (360) 778-8361 Fax: (360) 778-8302 TTY: (360) 778-8382
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM A PROPERTY OWNER S GUIDE TO HCVP LEASE-UP OCCUPANCY TECHNICIAN: PHONE NUMBER: Property Manager: Thank you for your interest in leasing to a Housing Choice Voucher Program
This fact sheet is provided by the Fort Richardson Legal Assistance Office for the benefit of its clients. For additionallnfonnatlon, contact our office during nonnal duty hours by calling (907) 384 0371
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT The South Carolina Code of Laws (Title 27, Chapter 50, Article 1) requires that an owner of residential real property (single
Tennessee Communities Adopting the International Property Maintenance Code (counties adopting the code in bold typeface) Community IPMC Version Anderson County 2003 Brentwood 2003 Bristol 2006 Cheatham
healthy homes assessment Date of Inspection: Inspector s Name: Agency: Address of Property: Resident s Name: Phone Number: Primary Reason for Visit: Asthma Lead Poisoning Voluntary Referral Other: GENERAL
Article 5. Residential Rental Agreements. 42-38. Application. This Article determines the rights, obligations, and remedies under a rental agreement for a dwelling unit within this State. (1977, c. 770,
Florida s Landlord/Tenant Law Information View the full Florida Statute Most renters are aware they have certain rights when they are involved in a dispute with their landlord, however they often don't
MOVING IN - MOVING OUT Renting The Lease A lease is a contract between you and the landlord, which contains the conditions of renting. (For more information about contracts, see the section As a Consumer
Florida Landlord/Tenant Law provided as a public service by the Residential Asset Property Management and Leasing Division Florida s Landlord/Tenant Law While most renters are aware they have certain rights
BUILDING DEPARTMENT 8748 W. 82 nd Place - Justice, IL 60458 Phone: (708) 458-2130 Fax: (708) 458-3207 SELF EVALUATION CHECKLIST FOR RESIDENTIAL AND MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING INSPECTIONS The attached checklist
Page 1-1 This Policy Guideline is intended to provide a statement of the policy intent of legislation, and has been developed in the context of the common law and the rules of statutory interpretation,
TENANT S NOTICE TO LANDLORD OF INTENTION TO WITHHOLD RENT To: Landlord s Name: Address: City, State, Zip Code: Date: This Notice is to advice you that you are in material non-compliance with the requirements
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Landlord Information Packet This packet has been prepared for landlords/owners in appreciation of your interest in participating in the Housing Choice Voucher
The purpose of the program is to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of those living in or near rental housing through the participation of owners, tenants, the city, and the community. This program
City of Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections PARTNERS FOR GOOD HOUSING Revised - April 2004 Produced by the Commissioner s Office PARTNERS FOR GOOD HOUSING The City of Philadelphia, on behalf
LANDLORD AND TENANT RESPONSIBILITIES FOR RENTAL HOUSING UNITS CITY OF MACOMB, ILLINOIS Welcome to Macomb! Now that you have chosen to live off-campus, you are about to experience real life in Macomb. You
Date of Agreement: November 14, 2012 NEW YORK RESIDENTIAL LEASE AGREEMENT 1. PARTIES. This Agreement is between John Smith (collectively, the Tenant ) and JLB Properties, a/an New York Limited Liability
Virginia Maintenance Code Requirements THE VIRGINIA MAINTENANCE CODE The City of Roanoke has adopted and enforces the Virginia Maintenance Code (VMC) on all existing structures located in the city. This
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. Consumer Information February 2014 1 Landlord & Tenant Issues Which Law Applies?» Arizona Residential Landlord Tenant Act Applies to rental units» Arizona Mobile Home Parks
Creating Safer Neighborhoods: A Guide to Preventing Illicit Activity CHA Owner Symposium October 2013 Department of Buildings Strategic Inspection Task Force The STF is a team of inspectors from the Department
Terms and Conditions 1. This Agreement is intended to create an Assured Shorthold Tenancy as defined in the Housing Act 1988 (as amended) and the provisions for the recovery of possession by the Landlord
Landlord s Legal Guide to Renting in Illinois TRISTAN & CERVANTES 30 W. MONROE STREET, SUITE 630 CHICAGO, IL 60603 312-345- 9200 www.tristancervantes.com Welcome to Tristan & Cervantes Tristan & Cervantes
From the Business and Real Estate Groups Do You Own Rental Property? What Laws Apply? In Washington, the laws that apply to the relationship between landlords and renters (tenants) are found in the Residential
LANDLORD/TENANT ANSWER IN PERSON FACT SHEET (CIV-LT-91) #10: WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY Defense # 10 says: "There are conditions in the apartment which need to be repaired and/or services which the Petitioner
Cover Page Property Inspection Report My street, Anytown GA, 30000 Inspection prepared for: John Doe Inspection Date: 7/18/2011 Time: 5pm Age: 25+ Size: >1500 Weather: Clear This ranch style home is in
Cover Page Vari Inspection Services Property Inspection Report Inspection prepared for: Sample Real Estate Agent: None - Date of Inspection: 5/13/2015 Inspector: Tony Vari License # HI8047 23110 STRD 54
THIS LEASE (the "Lease") dated this day of. BETWEEN: Landlord Name: Address: Jerry R Cole CB-125, LLC 3402 E Waltann Ln Phoenix, AZ 85032 Telephone: 602-769-8979 (the "Landlord") - AND - Tenant Name: Telephone:
Selling your home Does Wall Township require an inspection by the building department on resale of a home? No. We do not require a Certificate of Continued Occupancy on the resale of home. A Smoke Detector,
R E S I D E N T I A L L E A S E These forms are all part of a residential lease agreement. This lease is a legal agreement between _ Tenant(s) and Landlord. Tenant must read this lease carefully. If the
Section II Landlord /Tenant Rights Information The following information has been compiled to help landlords and tenants avoid or resolve rental-housing disagreements and to minimize or prevent disputes
Commercial Net Lease for Entire Building 1. Names. This lease is made by, Landlord, and, Tenant. 2. Premises Being Leased. Landlord is leasing to Tenant and Tenant is leasing from Landlord the following
St. Louis County Department of Public Works Division of Code Enforcement KITCHEN AND BATH REMODELING BUILDING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS This guideline is intended to provide the homeowner/contractor with the
Page 1 4/15/16 ORDINANCE NO. An ordinance amending Sections 12.03, 12.22, 12.24, 19.01 and 21.7.2 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code; and amending Section 5.522 imposing regulations to permit sharing of
HOUSING QUALITY STANDARDS (HQS) HQS INSPECTIONS Part II Site Inspections 24 CFR 982.401 & 405 1si Rev. 4-20-06 General Conditions All doors and windows accessible to the outside, must have a workable lock.
January 2016 Dear New Rental Unit Owner: To help keep rental residential property maintained and enhance property values, the Village licenses all rental dwelling units in the Village. There are two required
Chapter 42A. Vacation Rental Act. Article 1. Vacation Rentals. 42A-1. Title. This Chapter shall be known as the North Carolina Vacation Rental Act. (1999-420, s. 1.) 42A-2. Purpose and scope of act. The
All information contained in this pamphlet is only legal information and is not intended to replace or serve as legal advice. The law may apply differently depending on your location, individual circumstances
South Carolina Home Inspector Standards of Practice The following Standards provide guidelines for the Residential Home Inspector and outline what the Residential Home Inspector should observe, identify,
FIRE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS 156.200 GENERALLY. A. Scope. The provisions of this chapter shall govern the minimum conditions and standards for fire safety relating to structures and exterior premises, including
Other facts for mobile home park residents You are allowed to buy goods or services from whomever you choose, and the park owner cannot stop you from doing so. The park owner cannot prevent you from selling
INFORMATION BULLETIN REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE RESPECTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES IMPORTANT The contents of this information bulletin are for information purposes only and do not replace the legislation. LANDLORD
City of Cincinnati Pamphlet Residential Lease Option Contract PLEASE READ THIS BROCHURE CAREFULLY! YOU SHOULD READ THIS BROCHURE BEFORE YOU SIGN A LEASE WITH OPTION TO BUY AGREEMENT! This Pamphlet explains
BUILDING PERMIT SPECIFICATIONS The below noted requirements are based upon La Plata County Building Code. These specifications are not intended as a complete set of requirements, but are intended to provide
Landlord-Tenant Rights The Written Lease A lease is a contract whereby the landlord (lessor) agrees to permit a tenant (lessee) to have possession of his/her property for a fixed period of time. In exchange,
MASSACHUSETTS TITLE 105: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CHAPTER 410.000: MINIMUM STANDARDS OF FITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION (STATE SANITARY CODE, CHAPTER II Department of Public Health) 105 CMR 410.001-410.990.
LIVABILITY CODE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND Adopted November 1, 1988 Effective January 1, 1989 Revision 1 - Adopted May 9, 2006, Effective May 9, 2006 LIVABILITY CODE FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND
Tenant & Landlord Rights and Responsibilities Madison General Ordinance 32.06(2) Housing Committee Approval Rental Laws & Regulations This document provides information about rights and responsibilities
Proactive Rental Housing Inspection Program (PRHIP) The following information is from, A Guide to Residential Tenants and Landlords Rights and Responsibilities. To view the entire guide, please see dca.ca.gov/
City of St. Charles Basement Finish or Remodel Building & Code Enforcement Division 2 East Main Street St. Charles IL 60174 630.377.4406 (Office) 630.443.4638 (Fax) http://www.stcharlesil.gov Please direct
TABLE OF CONTENTS I II III IV INTRODUCTION......1 About HOME, Inc......1 Purpose of this Handbook......1 This Handbook is Not Intended as a Substitute for Legal Advice....1 Evidence.......2 Ethical Guidelines......2
COMPREHENSIVE PROPERTY INSPECTIONS Thank you for selecting CPI for your Deficiency Observation. A full home inspection was not performed on this property at the buyers request. This inspection is a limited
HOMEOWNER S PERMIT GUIDE WHEN IS A PERMIT REQUIRED? Department of Development and Permits 306 Cedar Road, City Hall 2 nd Floor P.O. Box 15225 Chesapeake, VA 23328 Phone: (757) 382-6018 Fax: (757) 382-8448
OVERVIEW OF OHIO LANDLORD-TENANT LAW RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF LANDLORDS AND TENANTS 50 South Court St. Suite D Athens, OH 45701 Phone: (740) 594-8093 www.studentlegalrights.org WHO WE ARE The Center for Student
WORK RULES AND CONTRACTOR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL UNIT OWNERS & UNIT OWNER CONTRACTORS PERFORMING WORK ON THE PREMISES AT HAWTHORNE PLACE CONDOMINIUMS 1) GENERAL GUIDELINES a) The following rules, regulations,
Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010 Schedule 1 Stard Form Agreement (Clause 4(1)) Stard form Residential tenancy agreement Llord Name (1): Llord Name (2): Address for services of notices (can be an agent
A Publication of the City of Raleigh Fair Housing Hearing Board Tenants Rights And A Handbook Obligations CITY OF RALEIGH COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT The authors of this handbook gratefully acknowledge
P.O. Box 379 Office: 410-838-0355 Bel Air, MD 21014 Fax: 410-838-4513 www.bmaadvantage.com Finding Opportunities to Make a Difference PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CONTRACT In consideration of the covenants contained
APPENDIX 9 AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM INSPECTION CHECKLIST Participating Jurisdiction: Homeowner Name: Assisted Property Address: Date of Physical Inspection of Property: Total Square Footage of Property:
A Residential Owner s Guide to PERMITS CITY OF Elgin PLANNING & NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES CITY OF Elgin A Residential Owner s Guide Welcome! This booklet has been prepared to provide residential property owners
RESIDENTIAL-LEASE AGREEMENT NOTICE: Michigan law establishes rights and obligations for parties to rental agreements. This agreement is required to comply with the Truth in Renting Act. If you have a question
CHAPTER 67.2 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODE 1. APPLICABILITY. This Chapter shall have, along with the Code adopted hereby, the scope and applicability set out in said code except as modified by the provisions
Exhibit B Property Acquisition and Disposition Division Residential Design & Performance Standards I. Introduction The Property Acquisition and Disposition Division ( PADD ) has developed design standards
RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT LEASE AGREEMENT This Residential Apartment Lease Agreement ("Lease") is made and effective this day of the day of, 20 by and between ( Landlord ) and ( Tenant ) and as non-resident
STATE OF OHIO DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 2013 RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY DISCLOSURE FORM Purpose of Disclosure Form: This is a statement of certain conditions and information concerning the property actually known
Dispute Resolution Services Page: 1 Residential Tenancy Branch Office of Housing and Construction Standards DECISION Dispute Codes: MNR; MNDC; ERP; RP; RR; FF Introduction This is the Tenant s application
Inspecton Report Provided by: National Home Inspections Inspector: Bob Smith 456 S Main Denver, CO 46312 (645) 423-3242 firstname.lastname@example.org www.nationalhomeservices.com Property Address: 873
MUNICIPALITY OF KAZABAZUA SMOKE DETECTORS By-Law number 07-2012 Notice of motion : August 7, 2012 Publication : September 9, 2012 Adoption : November 15, 2012 Effective November 15, 2012 Resolution: 2012-09-234
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Rights of Residential Owners and Tenants Caution: The information in this pamphlet is intended as a general guide for informational purposes only, not as legal advice. Special,
This lease made this day of, 20 by and between: (LEASING AGENT TO CIRCLE ONE) Greenamyre Rentals, Inc Development, Inc Property Management & Maintenance, Inc G&G, LLC Mike Greenamyre Of Leavenworth County,
03/2008 LEGAL SERVICES OF GREATER MIAMI OFFICES MAIN OFFICE 3000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 500 Miami, Florida 33137 Telephone (305) 576-0080 TENANT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES REGIONAL OFFICES SOUTH DADE
Rental Registration and Safety Inspection Program The Rental Registration & Safety Inspection Program (RR&SIP) was approved by the Bellingham City Council on March 9, 2015, after more than ten years of