Landlord and Tenant: Tenancy for Years

This lesson in landlord-tenant law covers the tenancy for years, also known as the estate for years, term for years, or term of years. The following topics are addressed: limits on the parties' choice as to duration of the term; the requirement that the term have a definite ending date; treatment of a lease to commence in the future; termination of the tenancy for years; and the use of renewal options and terms.

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Landlord and Tenant - Tenancy for Years

Lesson Completion Time

45 minutes

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