tenant at sufferance

tenant at sufferance

A tenant who has been in lawful possession of property and wrongfully remains as a holdover after the tenant’s interest has expired.

? The tenant may become either a tenant at will or a periodic tenant.

¡ª Also termed permissive tenant. See tenancy at will; periodic tenancy.


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