Test your legal knowledge – Tenants Rights and Obligations

Tenants Rights and Obligations

Chanel is enjoying her newfound freedom in her snazzy new apartment in Monkland Village but there is one small problem. She recently discovered that the kitchen ceiling was leaking: What could Chanel do to solve this problem as a tenant? What are her rights and obligation?

Test your legal knowledge by answering these true or false questions.

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1. Tenants never have an obligation to repair or work on apartments
2. If a tenant builds anything in the apartment, the landlord has the right to keep it at the end of the lease
3. Tenants are not allowed to turn their apartment into a commercial space.
4. Tenants may pay rent whenever they want to.
5. Tenants must avoid disturbing their neighbors.

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