tenancy at sufferance

Definition of "tenancy at sufferance"
  1. 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
How to use "tenancy at sufferance" in a sentence
  1. The landlord was displeased to find out that they were dealing with a case of tenancy at sufferance.
  2. Even though her lease had ended, her continued stay constituted a tenancy at sufferance.
  3. During his tenancy at sufferance, he continued to pay rent as per the terms of his expired lease.

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