2021 Indiana Code
Title 32. Property
Article 31. Landlord-Tenant Relations
Chapter 9. Rights of Tenants Who Are Victims of Certain Crimes
32-31-9-11. Reimbursement for Lock Changes; Key Requirements

Universal Citation: IN Code § 32-31-9-11 (2021)

Sec. 11. (a) A tenant who provides notice or a copy of a court order under section 9 or 10 of this chapter shall reimburse the landlord for the actual expense incurred by the landlord in changing the locks.

(b) If a landlord fails to change the locks within the time set forth in section 9(b) or 10(b) of this chapter, the tenant may change the locks without the landlord's permission, and the landlord shall reimburse the tenant for the actual expense incurred by the tenant in changing the locks.

(c) If a tenant changes the locks of the tenant's dwelling unit under subsection (b), the tenant shall give a key to the new locks to the landlord not later than twenty-four (24) hours after the locks are changed.

As added by P.L.22-2007, SEC.2.

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