Rights and remedies—Obligation of good faith imposed.
Living arrangements exempted from chapter.
Jurisdiction of district and superior courts.
Court's jurisdiction limited—
Application to chapter 59.20
Landlord—Written receipts for payments made by tenant.
Landlord—Copy of written rental agreement to tenant.
Landlord—Failure to perform duties—Notice from tenant—Contents—Time limits for landlord's remedial action.
Seizure of illegal drugs—Notification of landlord.
Payment of rent condition to exercising remedies—Exceptions.
Rental of condemned or unlawful dwelling—Tenant's remedies—Relocation assistance—Penalties.
Landlord's failure to remedy defective condition—Tenant's choice of actions.
Landlord's failure to carry out duties—Repairs effected by tenant—Procedure—Deduction of cost from rent—Limitations.
Failure of landlord to carry out duties—Determination by court or arbitrator—Judgment against landlord for diminished rental value and repair costs—Enforcement of judgment—Reduction in rent under certain conditions.
Substandard and dangerous conditions—Notice to landlord—Government certification—Escrow account.
Defective condition—Unfeasible to remedy defect—Termination of tenancy.
Inspections by local municipalities—Frequency—Number of rental properties inspected—Notice—Appeals—Penalties.
Duties of tenant.
Reasonable obligations or restrictions—Tenant's duty to conform.
Landlord's right of entry—Purposes—Searches by fire officials—Searches by code enforcement officials for inspection purposes—Conditions.
Landlord's remedies if tenant fails to remedy defective condition.
Landlord to give notice if tenant fails to carry out duties.
Tenant's failure to comply with statutory duties—Landlord to give tenant written notice of noncompliance—Landlord's remedies.
Notice to tenant to remedy nonconformance.
Tenancy from month to month or for rental period—Termination—Armed forces exception—Exclusion of children—Conversion to condominium—Notice.
Tenancies from year to year except under written contract.
Termination of tenancy for a specified time—Armed forces exception.
Waiver of chapter provisions prohibited—Provisions prohibited from rental agreement—Distress for rent abolished—Detention of personal property for rent—Remedies.
Reprisals or retaliatory actions by landlord—Prohibited.
Reprisals or retaliatory actions by landlord—Presumptions—Rebuttal—Costs.
Deposit to secure occupancy by tenant—Landlord's duties—Violation.
Screening of prospective tenants—Notice to prospective tenant—Costs—Adverse action notice—Violation.
Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenant—Written rental agreement to specify terms and conditions for retention by landlord—Written checklist required.
Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenant—Deposit by landlord in trust account—Receipt—Remedies under foreclosure—Claims.
Moneys paid as deposit or security for performance by tenant—Statement and notice of basis for retention—Remedies for landlord's failure to make refund.
Nonrefundable fees not to be designated as deposit—Written rental agreement required—Remedies.
Removal or exclusion of tenant from premises—Holding over or excluding landlord from premises after termination date.
Termination of tenant's utility services—Tenant causing loss of landlord provided utility services.
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Default in rent—Abandonment—Liability of tenant—Landlord's remedies—Sale of tenant's property by landlord, deceased tenant exception.
Writ of restitution—Storage and sale of tenant's property—Use of proceeds from sale—Service by sheriff, form.
Mediation of disputes by independent third party.
Arbitration—Completion of arbitration after giving notice.
Threatening behavior by tenant—Termination of agreement—Written notice—Financial obligations.
Threatening behavior by landlord—Termination of agreement—Financial obligations.
Unlawful detainer action—Distressed home, previously.
Unlawful detainer action—Summons—Form.
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Unlawful detainer action—Limited dissemination authorized, when.
Forcible entry or detainer or unlawful detainer actions—Writ of restitution—Application—Order—Hearing.
Forcible entry or detainer or unlawful detainer actions—Payment of rent into court registry—Writ of restitution—Notice.
Forcible entry or detainer or unlawful detainer actions—Writ of restitution—Answer—Order—Stay—Bond.
Forcible entry or detainer or unlawful detainer actions—Writ of restitution—Service—Defendant's bond.
Forcible entry or detainer or unlawful detainer actions—Writ of restitution—Answer of defendant.
Forcible entry or detainer or unlawful detainer actions—Writ of restitution—Judgment—Execution.
Applicability to certain single-family dwelling leases.
Applicability to prior, existing or future leases.
Relocation assistance for low-income tenants—Certain cities, towns, counties, municipal corporations authorized to require.
Relocation assistance for low-income tenants—Payments not considered income—Eligibility for other assistance not affected.
Gang-related activity—Legislative findings, declarations, and intent.
Gang-related activity—Notice and demand the landlord commence unlawful detainer action—Petition to court—Attorneys' fees.
Drug and alcohol free housing—Program of recovery—Terms—Application of chapter.
Victim protection—Notice to landlord—Termination of rental agreement—Procedures.
Victim protection—Limitation on tenant screening service provider disclosures and landlord's rental decisions.
Victim protection—Possession of dwelling unit—Exclusion of others—New lock or key.
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Death of a tenant—Designated person.
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Death of a tenant—Landlord duties—Disposition of property procedures—Liability.
Severability—1973 1st ex.s. c 207.
Effective date—1989 c 342.
Construction—Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships—2009 c 521.