Hopewell, VA asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia

Q: Do i have to allow my manager in my apartment during covid pandemic?

2 Lawyer Answers
F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof
Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: If the property manager gave you the proper notice for entering the premises and is according to the terms of the lease, then you have an obligation to let that person in the premises, provided that person is wearing a face mask and maintains a 6 foot distance from you.

Elizabeth Crego
Elizabeth Crego
Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: You are required to give your landlord (or the landlord's representative in this case) access to the property, immediately if it is an emergency, or with reasonable notice if it is not an emergency. It is also reasonable to require that the manager be wearing a mask and be physically distanced from you. If the manager has done the above, you do have to allow them to enter.

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