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Rent

Regular payments to an owner for the use of some leased property.

Rent

A regular, usually monthly, payment that a person makes in exchange for the use of an asset he/she does not own. That is, rent is the payment on a lease. The term is most often used to refer to payments on a leased dwelling or other piece of real estate.

rent

the periodic payments made to the owners of ASSETS (for example, household and industrial premises, car hire) for the use of these assets. See LEASE, LEASING, LEASEBACK, INCOME.

rent

the periodic payments made to the owners of ASSETS for the use of their land or other assets as either FACTORS OF PRODUCTION or for consumption. In aggregate terms, rents are a source of income and they are included as a part of NATIONAL INCOME. See also ECONOMIC RENT, NATIONAL INCOME ACCOUNTS.

rent

Payment for the privilege of possessing space one does not own.
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The Governor has also been considering decontrol of units renting for $1,000 or more as they become vacant - which is bitterly opposed by tenant reps, who believe it will lead to harassment - and, sources say, a decontrol of buildings containing 20 units or less.
Because of the 1994 deregulation legislation that allows owners to attempt to deregulate apartments renting for $2,000 or more where the renters make $250,000 a year for two years, the number of renters making that much money is now about the same as those in unregulated units - 3,840 versus 3,531.
Each of these 26 agencies has thousands of pages of regulations, and property owners, even the two-family homeowner renting one apartment, are subject to every page.