tenancy at sufferance
- A situation where a tenant continues to live on a property after their lease has ended and before the landlord has asked them to leave, being obligated to the rules of their previous lease
- The landlord was displeased to find out that they were dealing with a case of tenancy at sufferance.
- Even though her lease had ended, her continued stay constituted a tenancy at sufferance.
- During his tenancy at sufferance, he continued to pay rent as per the terms of his expired lease.