Making Repair and Rent Provisions Dependent on Each Other
At some point during your tenancy, your space could be damaged. Extreme weather has increasingly been destroying office buildings and shopping centers, and fires, plumbing issues, and vandalism are always risks that lurk in the background. So it’s crucial that you include a repair provision in your lease. Otherwise, the owner won’t be obligated to fix the damage. But what happens when an owner can’t or won’t fix the damage that it’s required to under the lease?