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Chapter 504B. Landlord and Tenant

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
504B.0001APPLICATION OF LAWS 2005, CHAPTER 56, TERMINOLOGY CHANGES.

DEFINITIONS
504B.001DEFINITIONS.

LEASING AND RENT
504B.101DISTRESS FOR RENT.
504B.111WRITTEN LEASE REQUIRED; PENALTY.
504B.115TENANT TO BE GIVEN COPY OF LEASE.
504B.121TENANT MAY NOT DENY TITLE; EXCEPTION.
504B.125PERSON IN POSSESSION LIABLE FOR RENT; EVIDENCE.
504B.131RENT LIABILITY; UNINHABITABLE BUILDINGS.
504B.135TERMINATING TENANCY AT WILL.
504B.141URBAN REAL ESTATE; HOLDING OVER.
504B.145RESTRICTION ON AUTOMATIC RENEWALS OF LEASES.
504B.151RESTRICTION ON RESIDENTIAL LEASE TERMS FOR BUILDINGS IN FINANCIAL DISTRESS.

OBLIGATIONS AND COVENANTS
504B.155TENANT MUST GIVE COLD WEATHER NOTICE BEFORE VACATION OF BUILDING.
504B.161COVENANTS OF LANDLORD OR LICENSOR.
504B.165UNLAWFUL DESTRUCTION; DAMAGES.
504B.171COVENANT OF LANDLORD AND TENANT NOT TO ALLOW UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES.
504B.173APPLICANT SCREENING FEE.
504B.175PRELEASE DEPOSIT.
504B.178INTEREST ON SECURITY DEPOSITS; WITHHOLDING SECURITY DEPOSITS; DAMAGES; LIMIT ON WITHHOLDING LAST MONTH'S RENT.
504B.181LANDLORD OR AGENT DISCLOSURE.

INSPECTION REPORTS AND CODE VIOLATIONS
504B.185INSPECTION; NOTICE.
504B.195DISCLOSURE REQUIRED FOR OUTSTANDING INSPECTION AND CONDEMNATION ORDERS.
504B.204ACTION FOR RENTAL OF CONDEMNED RESIDENTIAL PREMISES.

TENANT'S RIGHTS
504B.205RESIDENTIAL TENANT'S RIGHT TO SEEK POLICE AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE.
504B.206504B.206 RIGHT OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE TO TERMINATE LEASE.
504B.211RESIDENTIAL TENANT'S RIGHT TO PRIVACY.

UTILITIES; INTENTIONAL OUSTER
504B.215BILLING; LOSS OF SERVICES.
504B.221UNLAWFUL TERMINATION OF UTILITIES.
504B.225INTENTIONAL OUSTER AND INTERRUPTION OF UTILITIES; MISDEMEANOR.
504B.231DAMAGES FOR OUSTER.

RESIDENTIAL TENANT REPORTS
504B.235DEFINITIONS.
504B.241RESIDENTIAL TENANT REPORTS; DISCLOSURE AND CORRECTIONS.
504B.245TENANT REPORT; REMEDIES.

MISCELLANEOUS RIGHTS
504B.251RECORDING OF NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF LEASES.
504B.255TERMINATION NOTICE REQUIREMENT FOR FEDERALLY SUBSIDIZED HOUSING.
504B.261PETS IN SUBSIDIZED DISABILITY ACCESSIBLE RENTAL HOUSING UNITS.
504B.265TERMINATION OF LEASE UPON DEATH OF TENANT.
504B.271TENANT'S PERSONAL PROPERTY REMAINING IN PREMISES.
504B.275ATTORNEY GENERAL'S STATEMENT; DISTRIBUTION.

EVICTION ACTIONS
504B.281FORCIBLE ENTRY AND UNLAWFUL DETAINER PROHIBITED.
504B.285EVICTION ACTIONS; GROUNDS; RETALIATION DEFENSE; COMBINED ALLEGATIONS.
504B.291EVICTION ACTION FOR NONPAYMENT; REDEMPTION; OTHER RIGHTS.
504B.301EVICTION ACTION FOR UNLAWFUL DETENTION.
504B.305NOTICE OF SEIZURE PROVISION.
504B.311NO EVICTION ACTION IF TENANT HOLDS OVER FOR THREE YEARS.
504B.315RESTRICTIONS ON EVICTION DUE TO FAMILIAL STATUS.
504B.321COMPLAINT AND SUMMONS.
504B.325EXPEDITED RELIEF.
504B.331SUMMONS; HOW SERVED.
504B.335ANSWER; TRIAL.
504B.341CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL.
504B.345JUDGMENT; EXECUTION.
504B.351FAILURE OF JURY TO REACH A VERDICT.
504B.355FORM OF VERDICT.
504B.361FORMS OF SUMMONS AND WRIT.
504B.365EXECUTION OF THE WRIT OF RECOVERY OF PREMISES AND ORDER TO VACATE.
504B.371APPEALS.

RESIDENTIAL TENANT ACTIONS
504B.375UNLAWFUL EXCLUSION OR REMOVAL; ACTION FOR RECOVERY OF POSSESSION.
504B.381EMERGENCY TENANT REMEDIES ACTION.
504B.385RENT ESCROW ACTION TO REMEDY VIOLATIONS.
504B.391VIOLATIONS OF BUILDING REPAIR ORDERS.

TENANT REMEDIES ACTION
504B.395PROCEDURE.
504B.401SUMMONS.
504B.411ANSWER.
504B.415DEFENSES.
504B.421HEARING.
504B.425JUDGMENT.
504B.431SERVICE OF JUDGMENT.
504B.435LANDLORD'S RIGHT TO COLLECT RENT SUSPENDED.
504B.441RESIDENTIAL TENANT MAY NOT BE PENALIZED FOR COMPLAINT.
504B.445ADMINISTRATOR.
504B.451RECEIVERSHIP REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
504B.455REMOVAL OF ADMINISTRATOR.
504B.461TERMINATION OF ADMINISTRATION.
504B.465WAIVER NOT ALLOWED.
504B.471PURPOSE TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REMEDIES.

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