Part I. General Provisions and Definitions


521-1 Short title

521-2 Purposes; rules of construction

521-3 Supplementary general principles of law, other laws,


521-4 Construction against implicit repeal

521-5 Severability

521-6 Territorial application

521-7 Exclusions from application of chapter

521-8 Definitions

521-9 Notice, notification, knowledge, etc.

521-10 Duties; obligation of good faith

521-11 Time; reasonable time


Part II. Rent

521-21 Rent

521-22 Term of rental agreement


Part III. Limitations on Rental Agreements and


521-31 Waiver; agreement to forego rights; settlement of


521-32 Separation of rents and obligations to property


521-33 Landlord's waiver of liability prohibited

521-34 Authorization to confess judgment prohibited

521-35 Attorney's fees

521-36 Effect of termination

521-37 Subleases and assignments

521-38 Tenants subject to rental agreement; notice of


521-39 Medical cannabis; tenant use; eviction


Part IV. Landlord Obligations

521-41 Landlord to supply possession of dwelling unit

521-42 Landlord to supply and maintain fit premises

521-43 Rental agreement, disclosure

521-44 Security deposits

521-45 Limitation of landlord and management liability


Part V. Tenant Obligations

521-51 Tenant to maintain dwelling unit

521-52 Tenant to use properly

521-53 Access

521-54 Tenant to use and occupy

521-55 Tenant's responsibility to inform landlord

521-56 Disposition of tenant's abandoned possessions


Part VI. Remedies and Penalties

521-61 Tenant's remedies for failure by landlord to supply


521-62 Tenant's remedy of termination at beginning of term

521-63 Tenant's remedy of termination at any time; unlawful

removal or exclusion

521-64 Tenant's remedy of repair and deduction for minor


521-65 Tenant's remedies for fire or casualty damage

521-66 Tenant's right to refund of rent, etc., on termination;

return of security deposit

521-67 Tenant's remedy for failure by landlord to disclose

521-68 Landlord's remedies for failure by tenant to pay rent

521-69 Landlord's remedies for tenant's waste, failure to

maintain, or unlawful use

521-69.5 Repealed

521-70 Landlord's remedies for absence, misuse, abandonment

and failure to honor tenancy before occupancy

521-71 Termination of tenancy; landlord's remedies for

holdover tenants

521-72 Landlord's remedies for improper use

521-73 Landlord's and tenant's remedies for abuse of access

521-74 Retaliatory evictions and rent increases prohibited

521-74.5 Recovery of possession limited

521-75 Unconscionability

521-76 Repealed

521-77 Investigation and resolution of complaints by the

office of consumer protection

521-78 Rent trust fund

521-79 Definitions

521-80 Early termination of tenancy; victims of domestic


521-81 Change of locks; victims of domestic violence

521-82 Court order to vacate; domestic violence


Cross References


Civil relief for state military forces, see chapter 657D.

Medical cannabis patient and caregiver protections, see 329-125.5.


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