Landlord's rights include general rights, as well as rights that a landlord holds both before and after the renting out of the property.
General rights of landlords encompass the right to expect that the tenant will adhere to the rules of contract. He also has these rights:
• To receive timely payment of rent.
• To expect that his premises are maintained well.
• To have tenants obey with rights of neighbors.
• To expect the tenant to pay for repair to damages made to the property.
• To set a limit on the number inhabitants on the premises.
• To dispose of the property.
Prior to the letting out of premises, the landlord has these rights:
- Publicize his premises for vacancy.
- Carry out online screening or any other screening procedure for selecting tenants.
- Decide on the best available tenant.
- Decide the finer points of the contract, like how rent charges, whether to allow pets or not, etc.
- Accept the security deposit money and the first month's rent in advance.
The landlord's rights after letting out his property will be:
- To request more rent increments.
- To enter the building in an urgent situation or for repair work
- To start the eviction method if :
- The tenant defaults payment of rent.
- Damages the property yet does not pay for maintenance.
- Creates troubles for other tenants or disturbs their peace in spite of being warned.
- The landlord wants to reside in or demolish the rental unit.
- Does not permit the landlord's right of entry in case of emergency or for repair work.