Rent it Right
If the tenant fails to provide proof, you may want to terminate the tenancy. If you want this option, your lease clause must specify that failure to obtain and maintain the described policies will be a material breach of the lease, for which you may terminate.
Janet Portman is an attorney and managing editor at Nolo. She specializes in landlord/tenant law and is co-author of "Every Landlord's Legal Guide" and "Every Tenant's Legal Guide." She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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