2014 Iowa Code
TITLE XIV - PROPERTY
SUBTITLE 2 - REAL PROPERTY — GIFTS
CHAPTER 562A - UNIFORM RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT LAW
SECTION 562A.2 - Purposes — rules of construction.


IA Code § 562A.2 (2014) What's This?

562A.2  Purposes — rules of construction.

1.  This chapter shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its underlying purposes and policies.

2.  Underlying purposes and policies of this chapter are:

a.  To simplify, clarify, modernize and revise the law governing the rental of dwelling units and the rights and obligations of landlord and tenant; and

b.  To encourage landlord and tenant to maintain and improve the quality of housing.

c.  To insure that the right to the receipt of rent is inseparable from the duty to maintain the premises.

[C79, 81, §562A.2]

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