sitting tenant


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sitting tenant

a tenant occupying a house.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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"Viewfield Rovers is an established local football team, who are the sitting tenant.
As per the Landlord and Tenant Law, sitting tenants have a right to complete the contract they signed with the previous owner.
The Ministry of Justice and Public Order issues a decree every two years, enforcing maximum rent increases when a sitting tenant is involved.
But the sitting tenant in the flat upstairs turns out to be an evil, manipulative crone.
Landlords should be forced to meet the terms they agreed when they bought properties, and if they can no longer afford to, the property should be turned over to the development owner, who could resell it with a sitting tenant (for the duration of their remaining contract) to recoup maintenance costs.
If an investor wanted to sell within this period he would have had to do so with a sitting tenant in place, impacting marketability and price.
SITTING tenant John Grimmer claims he has been threatened with eviction because his toilet is TOO LOUD.
The most important point to consider is this: If the city had another offer and came to us first, as the sitting tenant, to inform us about this development, and we agreed to pay more in the next lease, then there would be no debate about rental revenue.
At first Mam, Dad, Anne, Allyson and I (Gareth had not yet been born when we first moved in and I was still the baby) had to share the house with a sitting tenant. An elderly lady by the name of Mrs Miles, she occupied the downstairs front room and I remember very little about her except that she terrified me.
"H&H Land and Property are finding that farms which have a sitting tenant at the time of sale are currently proving popular with investors."
"The key element is that we will become the sitting tenant, so there's lots of decisions to be made and lots of planning to do.
As the sitting tenant at Number 10, David Cameron is best placed to take this route, but it's fair to say that such an arrangement would only raise the level of uncertainty, which we still see as most likely to be reflected in a more volatile and weaker pound.