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Renter's responsibilities typically include:

  • Paying rent on time
  • Following the arrangements of the rental agreement (eg, no pets, no smoking)
  • Keeping the property from being damaged or destroyed
  • Paying for electricity and internet use

Landlord's responsibilities typically include:

  • Providing heating, air conditioning, water service and waste disposal
  • Arranging for repairs
  • Maintaining common areas
  • Notifying tenants of, and responding to health concerns (eg, mold, pests)

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