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Tenant

A partial owner of a security, or the holder of some property. See: Lessee.

Tenant

One who has obtained the right to use land, a house, and/or other property owned by someone else. Sometimes, this includes the right to develop land belonging to another, but normally it is the right to live on an already developed property. The contract governing a lessee's rights is a lease; it generally includes the lessee's right to use the property under certain conditions without undue interference from the lessor for the period of time described in the lease. In exchange, the lessee pays rent.

tenant

(1) One who leases real property. (2) One who has an estate in land,such as a joint tenant with right of survivorship.

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Also, check the title of your property to see whether it is subject to any restrictive covenants or regulations which may include an obligation to keep the property in good and tenantable repair, not be a nuisance to your neighbours and to paint the exterior of the property at regular yearly intervals.
Tenants have the right to a property which is tenantable and habitable.
In the same decision, the PRDCI also ordered CJHDevCo "to vacate the leased premises and promptly deliver the leased property, inclusive of all new constructions and permanent improvements introduced during the term of the lease as reckoned from the execution of the original lease agreement to respondent [BCDA] in good and tenantable condition in all respects, reasonable wear and tear excepted.