Delaware does not set specific penalties for discriminatory practices. Tenants can file complaints against the landlord on the department`s website. (i) The separate measurement requirement set out in this Section shall not apply to charges for the provision of services which are not calculated on the basis of consumption. If the lease so provides, a lessor may pass on to the lessee the actual cost of those services, which results from the costs of that service, which are borne by the lessor or an undertaking wholly or partly owned by the lessor or, if authorised by the local government unit or by a public utility undertaking. A lessor may apply for the lease directly with the local government unit or utility for service to the tenant or rental unit. A lessor may, on a pro rata basis, apportion or apportion the costs of these services among units in a multi-family building or a residential building, provided that the total amount invoiced to all units does not exceed the actual cost of the services invoiced to the lessor. A lessor may charge a lessee for such monthly or quarterly benefits, as provided for in the rental agreement, and a lessee who pays for the services referred to in this subsection is entitled to consult the invoices and records on the basis of which these costs have been calculated in accordance with subsection (d) of this section. (b) A provision prohibited by paragraph (a) of this section, which appears in the rental agreement, is not applicable. When a lessor attempts to impose provisions of a tenancy agreement that the landlord knows are prohibited by subsection (a) of this section, the tenant may bring an action for reimbursement of 3 months` rent, as well as recourse costs, but excluding attorneys` fees. Owner-tenant code (Title 25 § 5118) – The landlord must give the tenant a copy of the owner-tenant code.
In addition to timely payment of rent, Delaware tenants: (2) The tenant, if the tenant`s critical illness or the death or critical illness of an immediate family member of the tenant who resides there requires a permanent change in the location of the tenant`s home; Delaware does not set guidelines on who can change locks. Therefore, it is generally accepted that tenants cannot change locks without the permission of the landlord. Owners are prohibited from unilaterally changing the locks as a form of evacuation. (c) A lessor invoiced separately to a lessee for the services referred to in this section may not charge the lessee an amount in excess of the actual cost of the service resulting from the costs of the service that the supplier charges to the lessor or to an undertaking wholly or partly owned by the lessor. Termination letter of rental (title 25 § 5106) – Lessor or tenant has the right to terminate in writing a monthly lease with a period of at least sixty (60) days. (a) A lessor may install, operate and maintain meters or other measuring devices to determine the consumption of services by each rental unit. Only if the rental agreement so provides and in accordance with this section may a lessor invoice a lessee separately for the services measured with this meter or any other device. With the exception of measuring systems which were already in operation before 17 July 1996, a lessor may not charge a tenant separately for a pension service unless that benefit is measured separately. The dosing system can be controlled by the measurement and weight department and must be approved by it. Early resignation. If a tenant wishes to terminate a rental agreement prematurely, he may do so for the following reasons: (d) Any tenant who is paid separately for pension benefits to the landlord and pays the ancillary costs separately, is allowed to view invoices and records on the basis of which these fees were calculated during the owner`s normal business hours in the landlord`s regular office.
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