holdover tenant

Definition of "holdover tenant"
  1. A person who occupies a property without the landlord's consent after their lease or rental agreement has ended
How to use "holdover tenant" in a sentence
  1. He became a holdover tenant when he stayed in the apartment beyond the lease period.
  2. The landlord had to start legal proceedings to evict the holdover tenant.
  3. The renter's refusal to vacate upon agreement expiration classified him as a holdover tenant.

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