2021 Delaware Code
Title 25 - Property
Chapter 53. Landlord Obligations and Tenant Remedies
§ 5301. Landlord obligation; rental agreement.

Universal Citation: 25 DE Code § 5301. (2021)
§ 5301. Landlord obligation; rental agreement.

(a) A rental agreement shall not provide that a tenant:

(1) Agrees to waive or forego rights or remedies under this Code;

(2) Authorizes any person to confess judgment on a claim arising out of the rental agreement;

(3) Agrees to the exculpation or limitation of any liability of the landlord arising under law or to indemnify the landlord for that liability or the costs connected therewith.

(b) A provision prohibited by subsection (a) of this section which is included in the rental agreement is unenforceable. If a landlord attempts to enforce provisions of a rental agreement known by the landlord to be prohibited by subsection (a) of this section the tenant may bring an action to recover an amount equal to 3 months rent, together with costs of suit but excluding attorneys' fees.

70 Del. Laws, c. 513, § 2; 
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