Landlord’s Right to Entry is Not Guaranteed
As a Fort Lauderdale or Broward Tenant, you have the same rights as if you owned the property. What is the Landlord’s Right to Entry? You can grant or deny access to anyone at any time and you have the right to privacy. However, there are certain situations when you have to give your landlord the right to enter.
When is a Landlord’s Right to Entry allowed?
Prior to entering, they must first give “reasonable notice” that they will be coming to the property. In addition, it is given at least 12 hours prior and between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Further, it must state that they are inspecting the property, showing it to a potential buyer or renter, or making repairs. If the entry meets this criteria, the Tenant cannot prevent access.
However, there are other circumstances, These include emergencies and illegal and/or criminal activity, They may also enter without notice if the Tenant is absent for an extended period of time, In other words, one-half the time for periodic rental payments. Specifically, if you pay rent monthly, they may enter if you are absent for more than two weeks. For a more in depth look into a Landlord’s right to enter your homer, visit 83.53.
If you believe your Landlord’s Right to Entry is illegal and violates your right to privacy, please contact the Broward Landlord Tenant lawyers of 954 Eviction Attorneys, PLLC. Our number is (954) 323-2529. We can assist you with the protection and privacy from your landlord.