Idaho Landlord - Tenant Questions & Answers

Q: Can I evict my tenant in winter for non payment of rent?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Idaho on
Answered on Feb 2, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Assuming you follow all of the notice to quit and related procedures, you probably can--but check with a local attorney to see if that's the law in your state and county.

Q: Who is responsible for maintaining a mobile home community driveway. Ours is dangerously icy for tenants and visitors.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Idaho on
Answered on Jan 12, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Look at your lease--in most cases they are the duty of the mobile home park. Problem is there are virtually no rules or enforcement regulations when they don't maintain common areas.

Q: Am I legally allowed to lock the door to my room if I pay my parents rent to live there(age=20)

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Idaho on
Answered on Oct 31, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
You are a tenant-at-will (also known as a month-to-month tenant). Because you don't have a lease, your mother (as landlord) doesn't have to provide a lock on your door and normally you would need the landlord's permission to install one. If you do so anyway, she can evict you.

Note that the landlord-tenant acts in the several states are generally written with renting exclusive occupancy rights in mind. Room and board, or living in a bedroom which is a part of a larger residential...

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