Philadelphia, PA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Rhode Island

Q: I live in Providence RI, my landlord is demanding a key to my storage room and garage do I have to give it to her by law

We keep the areas clean, there is nothing she would need access to for any other unit in either area, the lease doesn't state anything about it, we store our eBay store items that we sell in the areas and don't want anyone to have access to these items

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Albin Moser
Albin Moser
  • Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: Yes, you have to give the landlord a key to the storage room and garage that you are renting from the landlord. Your landlord has a right of access to all areas of the landlord's property that you are renting, and can enter any area on reasonable notice to you.

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