Terms Used In Florida Statutes 83.52

  • landlord: means the owner or lessor of a dwelling unit. See Florida Statutes 83.43
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • premises: means a dwelling unit and the structure of which it is a part and a mobile home lot and the appurtenant facilities and grounds, areas, facilities, and property held out for the use of tenants generally. See Florida Statutes 83.43
  • tenant: means any person entitled to occupy a dwelling unit under a rental agreement. See Florida Statutes 83.43
The tenant at all times during the tenancy shall:(1) Comply with all obligations imposed upon tenants by applicable provisions of building, housing, and health codes.(2) Keep that part of the premises which he or she occupies and uses clean and sanitary.(3) Remove from the tenant’s dwelling unit all garbage in a clean and sanitary manner.(4) Keep all plumbing fixtures in the dwelling unit or used by the tenant clean and sanitary and in repair.(5) Use and operate in a reasonable manner all electrical, plumbing, sanitary, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and other facilities and appliances, including elevators.(6) Not destroy, deface, damage, impair, or remove any part of the premises or property therein belonging to the landlord nor permit any person to do so.(7) Conduct himself or herself, and require other persons on the premises with his or her consent to conduct themselves, in a manner that does not unreasonably disturb the tenant’s neighbors or constitute a breach of the peace.