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Q: Can you explain the below clause in a landlord/tenant lease agreement?

Resident Waives any and all rights as to any express or implied covenant of quiet enjoyment, as said claims may relate to any matters or conditions that are not directly caused by landlord's gross negligence or intentional misconduct.

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A: The clause states that the tenant is giving up any rights to claim that the landlord has violated the covenant of quiet enjoyment, unless the violation is directly caused by the landlord's gross negligence or intentional misconduct. In essence, you would not be able to hold the landlord responsible for disruptions to your quiet enjoyment of the property that aren't due to their gross negligence or intentional actions. For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique circumstances, it's advisable to consult with an attorney.

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