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Each tenant can be responsible for their half of a side-by-side;two-story tenantscan take care of either the front yard or back yard. Single Family Residences: These lawns are the tenant responsibility in almost all cases. Some landlords will supply the lawn mower (but certainly not the gas!).

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  • Who is responsible for lawn care in a rental property?

  • This type of lawn care agreement leaves the tenant responsible for all aspects of lawn care. Anything that needs doing, is to be done by the tenant. This includes mowing, weeding, fertilizing, watering, mulching, cleaning gutters,etc.

  • Should a landlord be responsible for mowing the lawn?

  • If you are a tenant who thinks your landlord should be responsible for lawn care, regardless of the type of property you are renting, before you approach your landlord, you may need to take a look at your lease. Your argument for who should mow the lawn may be over before it even begins.

  • What is the rental home lawn care debate?

  • The rental home lawn care debate is a very common issue that should be addressed, agreed upon and put into your rental agreement or lease. If your home is occupied by tenants, ask yourself these questions: Does a tenant take as much pride in your lawn as you do? Can you expect your property to be taken care of as well if it a rental property?

  • Can a landlord force a tenant to take care of the yard?

  • However, if the resident is fined, it may be required that the tenant up-keep the yard. The landlord also has the option of hiring a lawn care business to take care of the yard and raise the rent of the property to compensate for the cost of the yard services.