- A claim that a landlord can make on a tenant's personal property to ensure rent payments or to recover money the tenant owes them for other reasons
- A landlord's authority to confiscate and sell a tenant's personal property to compensate for unpaid rent or property damage
- Due to failure in monthly rent payment, the landlord exercised his rights of landlord's lien on the tenant's personal property.
- Because he did not repay the money he owed to the landlord, the landlord used a landlord's lien on his valuables as a form of repayment.
- To recover the loss, the landlord enforced a landlord's lien, seizing a portion of the tenant's valuable goods.
- Due to the accumulated unpaid rent, the landlord invoked his right to a landlord's lien on the tenant's assets.
- The landlord's lien enabled him to recover some costs after the tenant damaged the property and refused to pay repairs.
- In few states, a public sale is required to enforce a landlord's lien on a tenant's belongings.