San Antonio, TX asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma

Q: Can I rent out a square foot of my land, so someone can have a mailing address in my state.

I’m hoping to divide the land so people can rent it, thereby giving them an address in such state to establish residence. If they have a mailing address in which they then can get a drivers license in Oklahoma even though they don’t live at the address. Could a case of fraud be brought against just them or both parties.

1 Lawyer Answer
Doak Willis
Doak Willis
  • Real Estate Law Lawyer
  • Tahlequah, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Yes you can lease property that you own. Whether the folks that rent from you can establish residency within Oklahoma merely from leasing property is a different legal question. Residency is obtained by actually residing within the State of Oklahoma. That requirement is not met by merely leasing property within the State.

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