§ 34-18-1 Short title
§ 34-18-2 Purposes — Rules of construction
§ 34-18-3 Supplementary principles of law applicable
§ 34-18-4 Construction against implicit repeal
§ 34-18-5 Administration of remedies — Enforcement
§ 34-18-6 Temporary restraining orders — Ex parte proceedings
§ 34-18-7 Application
§ 34-18-8 Exclusions from application of chapter
§ 34-18-9 Jurisdiction
§ 34-18-10 Service of process for actions pursuant to chapter
§ 34-18-11 Definitions
§ 34-18-12 Obligation of good faith
§ 34-18-13 Unconscionability
§ 34-18-14 Notice
§ 34-18-15 Terms and conditions of rental agreement
§ 34-18-16 Effect of unsigned or undelivered rental agreement
§ 34-18-16.1 Rent increases — Notice requirements
§ 34-18-17 Prohibited provisions in rental agreements
§ 34-18-18 Receipt of rent free of maintenance obligations forbidden
§ 34-18-19 Security deposits
§ 34-18-20 Disclosure
§ 34-18-21 Landlord to deliver possession of dwelling unit
§ 34-18-22 Landlord to maintain premises
§ 34-18-22.1 Landlord’s duty to notify tenant of violation
§ 34-18-22.2 Landlord’s duty regarding compliance with zoning and minimum housing laws
§ 34-18-22.3 Nonresident landlord to designate agent for service of process
§ 34-18-23 Limitation of liability upon sale or change of management
§ 34-18-24 Tenant to maintain dwelling unit
§ 34-18-25 Rules and regulations
§ 34-18-26 Access
§ 34-18-27 Tenant to use and occupy
§ 34-18-28 Noncompliance by the landlord in general
§ 34-18-29 Failure to deliver possession
§ 34-18-30 Self-help for limited repairs
§ 34-18-31 Wrongful failure to supply heat, water, hot water, or essential services
§ 34-18-32 Landlord’s noncompliance as defense to action for possession or rent
§ 34-18-33 Fire or casualty damage
§ 34-18-34 Tenant’s remedies for landlord’s unlawful ouster, exclusion, or diminution of service
§ 34-18-35 Eviction for nonpayment of rent
§ 34-18-36 Eviction for noncompliance with rental agreement
§ 34-18-37 Termination of periodic tenancy
§ 34-18-38 Eviction for unlawfully holding over after termination or expiration of tenancy
§ 34-18-38.1 Definitions for purpose of the eviction of tenants in residential foreclosed properties
§ 34-18-38.2 Just cause needed for eviction of foreclosed residential property tenants
§ 34-18-39 Failure to maintain
§ 34-18-40 Remedies for abandonment
§ 34-18-41 Waiver of landlord’s right to terminate
§ 34-18-42 Landlord liens — Distraint for rent abolished
§ 34-18-43 Remedy after termination
§ 34-18-44 Self-help recovery of possession prohibited
§ 34-18-45 Landlord and tenant remedies for abuse of access
§ 34-18-46 Retaliatory conduct prohibited
§ 34-18-47 Appeals
§ 34-18-48 Execution
§ 34-18-49 Payment of rent on stay of execution
§ 34-18-50 Payment of moving costs required
§ 34-18-51 Issuance of execution on nonpayment of rent
§ 34-18-52 Payment of rent during pendency of appeal
§ 34-18-53 Dismissal of appeal for nonpayment of rent during pendency of appeals
§ 34-18-54 Savings clause
§ 34-18-55 Severability
§ 34-18-56 Notices and complaint forms
§ 34-18-57 Providence and Warwick Absentee Landlord Enforcement Act

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 34-18

  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6.
  • real estate: may be construed to include lands, tenements, and hereditaments and rights thereto and interests therein. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-10.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of the seal made with or without the use of wax or wafer on the paper. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-15.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9.
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8.