sitting tenant


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sitting tenant

a tenant occupying a house, flat, etc.
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GOING SHEEP: The house on Sandfield Park,West Derby, has a sitting tenant
In a first-of-its kind court case, a would-be tenant has successfully sued a sitting tenant for failing to get out of a space in time.
The only snag is that there's a sitting tenant in the flat upstairs - but she looks a sweet old lady who can't be much longer for this world.
Ukio, as sitting tenant, is liable for the rates of pounds 26,600 a year plus annual rent of around pounds 61,500.
However, sitting tenant Mr Christodoulides "stubbornly" refused to leave.
If he appoints a new manager, as Hughton wants, then the presumption would be he privately wants to stay and ride out the storm because selling a house with a sitting tenant is even more difficult.
SITTING TENANT: Irrespective of the voting, Robert Mugabe remains president of Zimbabwe and is the sitting tenant in the presidential palace
A FIVE-BEDROOMED house is on sale with a sitting tenant - a tortoise who has been living there for over 50 years, it emerged today.
The move will give Price the scope to increase the size of his string from 11 to 20, while continuing to allow sitting tenant Conrad Allen to share the 57-box yard and its facilities.
Since the sitting tenant left, serious damage has been done to the roof of the building.
The only snag is that there's a sitting tenant in the flat upstairs -but she looks a sweet old lady who can't be much longer for this world.
He said: "The price that you are likely to pay for your farm or land, as a sitting tenant, will depend on various factors, including your age, the number of years left in the tenancy agreement and the actual market value of the land - especially if it has development potential.