2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 47a - Landlord and Tenant
Chapter 830 - Rights and Responsibilities of Landlord and Tenant
Section 47a-6 - Identification of landlord.


CT Gen Stat § 47a-6 (2012) What's This?

(a) It is the duty of the landlord or an agent authorized by him, or any successor landlord or such successor’s agent to notify the tenant in writing, on or before the commencement of the tenancy, or in the case of a successor at the time of such succession, of the name and address of (1) the person authorized to manage the premises and (2) the person who is authorized to receive all notices, demands and service of process. Such name and address shall be kept current.

(b) If the landlord fails to comply with subsection (a) of this section, the person authorized by the landlord to enter into the rental agreement with the tenant shall be deemed the agent of the landlord for (1) service of process and receipt of any such notices or demands, and (2) for performing the obligations of the landlord under sections 47a-7 and 47a-13 and the rental agreement, and (3) expending funds from the rent collected from the premises to perform such obligations.

(P.A. 76-95, S. 6, 27; 76-435, S. 75, 82; P.A. 79-571, S. 13.)

History: P.A. 76-435 revised effective date section of P.A. 76-95; P.A. 79-571 made minor changes, substituting “is” for “shall be” in Subsec. (a) and replacing alphabetic Subdiv. indicators with numeric indicators in Subsec. (b).

Cited. 38 CS 683.

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