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1

What is it call when a landlord physically prevents you from entering a leased premises?

Actual eviction

2

What term can describe the party who assumes temporary ownership of the property?

Lessee, Tenant

3

How does a periodic tenancy lease end?

When the landlord or the tenant gives sufficient notice

4

Who is responsible for the the common areas?

Landlord

5

The duties and rights of a lease can be classified under which of the following main areas?

Possession, use, maintenance, and rent

6

What is the legal term describing when one part gives up all rights in a leased property because of not fulfilling a part of the lease?

Forfeiture

7

What are categories of leases that can be created?

Periodic-tenancy
Tenancy-at-will
Definite-term

8

If a landlord prevents a tenant from entering any part of the leased premises, then it is considered what kind of eviction?

Full eviction

9

What is any tenant conduct that causes permanent and substantial injury to the landlords property?

Waste

10

What is the name of a contractual term that allows the landlord to raise the rent on the tenant during the lease period?

Rent escalation clause

11

Who is responsible for keeping a leased premises in a reasonably safe condition?

Tenant, landlord

12

What is a promise that the tenant has the right to quietly enjoy the land?

Covenant of quiet enjoyment

13

What is the term used when a leased premises becomes unusable because the landlord hails to take action to make repairs or fulfill other responsibilities?

Constructive eviction

14

What is the term for the contract principle that requires the landlord to provide a premises be fit for ordinary residential purposes?

Implied warranty of habitability