JURI 550 Exam 2

JURI 550 Exam 2 Liberty University

  1. Landlord Larsen owned an office building and Tilley was a tenant. The private trash company hired by Larsen placed the office building’s large trash dumpsters in the parking spaces allotted to tenant Tilley. The trash company repeatedly did this two to three days a week, for six months. In the second month Tilley sent Larsen a letter that complained about the dumpsters and insisted that Larsen make the parking spaces available to Tilley’s customers. When the spaces remained unavailable for another month after the letter, Tilley moved to a new location. A court will likely conclude …
  2. A commercial lease must be in writing for the implied warranty of habitability to be enforceable. True or false?
  3. Discrimination in the renting or selling of a residential dwelling is prohibited in which of the following circumstances?
  4. The Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Civil Rights Act of 1866 are identical with regard to the scope of prohibition of racial discrimination?
  5. Which of the following statements is correct?
  6. Which of the following is the most accurate statement about a tenant’s transfer of his leasehold interest?
  7. With regard to possession of leased premises, the majority of states require which of the following?
  8. Before a tenant can make a claim of constructive eviction or breach of the implied warranty of habitability, the tenant must:
  9. The true tenancy that does not require notice of termination is which of the following?
  10. At common law, a landlord who was in breach of the lease, was still entitled to the rent payment according to which of the following principles?
  11. A residential tenant can abandon the rented dwelling at the time of his choosing even if he owes further obligations to the landlord. True or false?
  12. Summary eviction proceedings have been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. The additional significant points of the Court’s holding other than issues related to summary eviction include:
  13. One of the following so-called landlord-tenant relationships has the least characteristics of a tenancy. Which one?
  14. The contract law concept of mitigation applies to which of the following circumstances?
  15. Which of the following statements is accurate?
  16. As a result of the significant revolution in landlord-tenant law, which of the following is the most accurate statement of what is permissible in most states?
  17. The implied warranty of habitability provides a range of remedy options for a tenant. The remedies include:
  18. Given the revolution in landlord-tenant law over the past century, a tenant is afforded greater protection under case law and statutes. Thus, a landlord must obtain the tenant’s consent—which cannot be unreasonably withheld—before the landlord conveys his title to the premises to a buyer.
  19. The majority of courts hold the landlord who is in the business of renting premises to tenants strictly liable for latent defects that existed at the formation of the tenancy and which resulted in injury to the tenant.
  20. The most important change in the development of landlord-tenant law in the modern era has been:
  21. Since leases are a conveyance of real property, the lease agreement must be in writing because the Statute of Frauds applies to all such conveyances.
  22. The characteristics of a periodic tenancy leasehold interest are best described by which of the following statements?
  23. Which of the following statements is correct?
  24. A tenancy at sufferance becomes a leasehold interest when a holdover tenant and the landlord agree to a renewal of their former tenancy.
  25. The characteristics of a tenancy at will leasehold interest are best described by which of the following statements?
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