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The DC Code: § 42-520 Estates by sufferance.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

All estates which by construction of the courts were estates from year to year at common law, as where a tenant goes into possession and pays rent without an agreement for a term, or where a tenant for years, after the expiration of his term, continues in possession and pays rent and the like, and all verbal hirings by the month or at any specified rate per month, shall be deemed estates by sufferance.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-220. 1973 Ed., § 45-820. DC CODE § 42-520 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1352, ch. 854, § 1034; June 30, 1902, 32 Stat. 538, ch. 1329.)