Landlord Obligations

Landlord Obligations

A landlord has the duty to:

Put and keep the premises in a fit and habitable condition.

Keep the common areas safe and sanitary.

Maintain all appliances and equipment supplied or required to be supplied by the landlord.

Provide running water and reasonable amounts of hot water and heat, unless the hot water and heat are supplied by an installation that is under the exclusive control of the tenant and supplied by a direct public utility hook-up.

Give at least 24-hours notice.

Evict the tenant when informed by a law enforcement officer of drug activity by the tenant.

Terminate the tenancy when applicable in a lawful manner.

Comply with building, housing, health, and safety codes.