Landlord and Tenant: Tenancy at Sufferance (Holdover Tenants)
Posted Sat, 05/23/2009 - 11:52pm by
This lesson in landlord-tenant law addresses the tenancy at sufferance, also known as the estate at sufferance. A tenant at sufferance is also known as a holdover tenant. Topics include: creation of the tenancy at sufferance by express and implied agreement; the liability of the tenant at sufferance for rent and other obligations; and the landlord's choices in treating the tenant at sufferance as a trespasser or as a tenant for a new term.