landlord and tenant
The area of law concerning renting and leasing residential or commercial property and the rights of both the owner and the renter or lessee.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


landlord and tenant
An association between two individuals arising from an agreement by which one individual occupies the other's real property with permission, subject to a rental fee.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


landlord and tenant
An association between two individuals arising from an agreement by which one individual occupies the other's real property with permission, subject to a rental fee.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

landlord and tenant
n.
   the name for the area of law concerning renting and leasing property and the rights of both the owner and the renter or lessee.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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