Landlord and Tenant: Tenancy at Sufferance (Holdover Tenants)

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.

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Landlord and Tenant - Tenancy at Sufferance (Holdover Tenants)

Lesson Completion Time

30 minutes

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