tenant for life


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tenant for life

a person entitled under a trust to the use of or income from property for the duration of his life.
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As we have seen, the typical players in an action for waste are a tenant for life (or some other limited period of time) and the person entitled to the reversion or remainder, that is, the residual interest after the "particular" estate comes to an end.
Additionally, many suburban unit owners and sponsors have been unwilling to accept harsh rent regulations and have kept units vacant because once a tenant comes in, they are a tenant for life.
The individual thought he was doing the right thing by offering a unit for a lease term and then found out the guy was the tenant for life."