tenant

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physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent actual eviction
tenant in someone's house boarder , lodger , roomer
apartment with tenant as owner of unit and joint owner of common elements condo , condominium
action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved constructive eviction , eviction
owner or tenant of a small farm in Great Britain crofter
expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law dispossession , eviction , legal ouster
lien on a tenant's property for the satisfaction of unpaid rent or property damage; the landlord is given the status of a preferred creditor with regard to the tenant's property landlord's lien
tenant who holds a lease leaseholder , lessee
tenant whose legal right to retain possession of buildings or lands lasts as long as they (or some other person) live life tenant
act of being a tenant or occupant occupancy , tenancy
regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property rent
eviction in reprisal for the tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord; illegal in many states retaliatory eviction
(law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him service
farmer, tenant sharecropper
interest in a building that a tenant earns by contributing to its renovation or maintenance sweat equity
interest in property owned by tenants whereby each tenant has an equal right to enjoy the entire property undivided interest , undivided right
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