Once the tenancy agreement is completed, the landlord can apply the deposit to the payment of the outstanding rent and the payment of the amount of damages to the property. Within thirty days of the termination of the lease and the delivery of the property, each amount deducted from the deposit must be broken down by the lessor in a written notification to the tenant, accompanied by the amount due. If the lessor does not comply, the tenant can recover the deposit and the damages corresponding to the improperly withheld amount and reasonable legal fees. However, if the tenant does not provide a transfer address or new address to the landlord, the tenant is not entitled to damages or legal fees. Ohio Revised Code Section 5321.01 defines a tenant as “a person authorized to use and live in residential buildings under a lease agreement, with the exception of others.” The lessor is defined as “the owner, owner or tenant of apartment buildings, the representative of the landlord, landlord or sub-lot, or any person authorized by the landlord, lessor or subtenant to manage the premises or obtain the lease of a tenant under a rental agreement.” Both the lessor and the tenant have obligations that are implicit in each lease, either in writing or orally, and are subject to Ohio Revised Code 5321.04 and 5321.05. (1) The tenant does not pay the rent, as required by the tenancy agreement; Sublease contract – Between the tenant and a person who wishes to pursue the lease between the tenant and the landlord, known as a “subtenant. The subtenant must comply with all the terms of the framework contract and the tenant, in case of delay, bears all responsibility for his actions. In general, the relationship between a landlord and a tenant begins with a rental agreement. A rental agreement can be written or oral and is enforceable in court.
The right of landlords and tenants in Ohio is subject to Ohio Revised Code Section 5321 and is implicit in every lease, written or oral. Ohio Revised Code Section 5321.06 allows the lessor and tenant to include all conditions in a tenancy agreement, including all conditions relating to the tenancy, the duration of a contract and any other provisions relating to the rights and obligations of parties that are not in contradiction with or prohibited by Chapter 5321 of the revised code or any other rule of law. Ohio Revised Code Section 5321.18, but requires that leases contain the name, address and, if applicable, the name and address of the owner`s broker. If the real estate agent or real estate agent is a corporation, corporation, limited partnership or other entity, the address is the head office in the county where the property is located.