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tenant

a person who holds, occupies, or possesses land or property by any kind of right or title, esp from a landlord under a lease

tenant

A person or firm using a building, or part of a building, as a lessee or owner-occupant.
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Mr Shepherd was eloquent on the subject; pointing out all the circumstances of the Admiral's family, which made him peculiarly desirable as a tenant.
Sir Walter was not very wise; but still he had experience enough of the world to feel, that a more unobjectionable tenant, in all essentials, than Admiral Croft bid fair to be, could hardly offer.
Nothing could be done without a reference to Elizabeth: but her inclination was growing so strong for a removal, that she was happy to have it fixed and expedited by a tenant at hand; and not a word to suspend decision was uttered by her.
Close to 90 percent of the tenants receive financial assistance from federal, state or city governments.
He ran extensive background and credit checks on the tenants and verified employment.
43 million, 53-unit project in Toronto, Newtonbrook United Church and the Taiwanese United Church of Toronto Non-Profit Homes Corporation, for lower income senior citizens, families with children, and single persons, approximately 40 per cent of the tenants will pay rent geared to their income.
A joint venture partnership between a taxable real estate investment trust (REIT) subsidiary (TRS) and an independent contractor of the REIT may provide noncustomary services to the REIT's tenants without causing the rent pay-merits to fail to qualify as rents from real property for purposes of Sec.
Traditional tenant screening may take several days and frequently miss key information that can help identify potentially undesirable tenants, and it can leave property owners and managers open to charges of discrimination," said Jeff Cronrod, president of Fidelity Information Corporation, which operates the TenantAlert service.
Rent increases in these older units are limited to a maximum of 3 percent per year for existing tenants, but landlords can charge new tenants whatever the market will bear.
To English liberals the fact that in England tenants did enjoy compensation for improvements, together with Ulster's relative prosperity within Ireland, made tenant right the elixer which would cure Irish agrarian ills.
Incentives to attract commercial tenants and the tax ramifications.
Anchor tenants include Macy's, Sears, Boscov's and Christmas Tree Shops (a subsidiary of Bed, Bath and Beyond).