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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 137 : RESIDENTIAL RENTAL AGREEMENTS

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 4456b)
  • § 4456b. Subleases; landlord and tenant rights and obligations

    (a)(1) A landlord may condition or prohibit subleasing a dwelling unit under the terms of a written rental agreement, and may require a tenant to provide written notice of the name and contact information of any sublessee occupying the dwelling unit.

    (2) If the terms of a written rental agreement prohibit subleasing the dwelling unit, the landlord or tenant may bring an action for ejectment pursuant to 12 V.S.A. §§ 4761 and 4853b against a person that is occupying the dwelling unit without right or permission. This subdivision (2) shall not be construed to limit the rights and remedies available to a landlord pursuant to this chapter.

    (b) In the absence of a written rental agreement, a tenant shall provide the landlord with written notice of the name and contact information of any sublessee occupying the dwelling unit. (Added 2015, No. 126 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)