Sections
§ 4451 Definitions
§ 4452 Exclusions
§ 4453 Obligations implied
§ 4454 Attempt to circumvent
§ 4455 Tenant obligations; payment of rent
§ 4456 Tenant obligations; use and maintenance of dwelling unit
§ 4456a Residential rental application fees; prohibited
§ 4456b Subleases; landlord and tenant rights and obligations
§ 4457 Landlord obligations; habitability
§ 4458 Habitability; tenant remedies
§ 4459 Minor defects; repair and deduct
§ 4460 Access
§ 4461 Security deposits
§ 4462 Abandonment; unclaimed property
§ 4463 Illegal evictions
§ 4464 Remedies for illegal evictions
§ 4465 Retaliatory conduct prohibited
§ 4467 Termination of tenancy; notice
§ 4468 Termination of tenancy; action for possession
§ 4469a Termination of occupancy of farm employee housing

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 9 > Chapter 137

  • Actual notice: means receipt of written notice hand-delivered or mailed to the last known address. See
  • Dwelling unit: means a building or the part of a building that is used as a home, residence, or sleeping place by one or more persons who maintain a household. See
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Landlord: means the owner, lessor, or where applicable, the sublessor of a residential dwelling unit or the building of which it is a part. See
  • Month: shall mean a calendar month and "year" shall mean a calendar year and be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • Normal wear and tear: means the deterioration which occurs, based upon the reasonable use for which the rental unit is intended, without negligence, carelessness, accident, or abuse of the premises or equipment or chattels by the tenant or members of his or her household or their invitees or guests. See
  • Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
  • Premises: means a dwelling unit, its appurtenances and the building, and the grounds, areas, and facilities held out for the use of tenants generally or whose use is promised to the tenant. See
  • Rent: means all consideration to be made to or for the benefit of the landlord under the rental agreement, not including security deposits. See
  • Rental agreement: means all agreements, written or oral, embodying terms and conditions concerning the use and occupancy of a dwelling unit and premises. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Tenant: means a person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a residential dwelling unit to the exclusion of others. See
  • Town: shall include city and wards or precincts therein; "selectboard members" and "board of civil authority" shall extend to and include the mayor and aldermen of cities; "trustees" shall extend to and include bailiffs of incorporated villages; and the laws applicable to the inhabitants and officers of towns shall be applicable to the inhabitants and similar officers of all municipal corporations. See