But the law itself is hard to enforce unless there is a specific complaint about a tenant.
He said to police, the tenant's "face could have run into my hand."
Now covering his face with his free hand, the tenant who called himself John Willard calmly replied, “It was.”
early 14c., "person who holds lands by title or by lease," from Anglo-French tenaunt (late 13c.), Old French tenant (12c.), noun use of present participle of tenir "to hold," from Latin tenere "hold, keep" (see tenet).