2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 383 - LANDLORD AND TENANT
383.695 Periodic tenancy -- Holdover remedies.


KY Rev Stat § 383.695 (2013) What's This?

Download as PDF 383.695 Periodic tenancy -- Holdover remedies. (1) (2) (3) (4) The landlord or the tenant may terminate a week-to-week tenancy by a written notice given to the other at least seven (7) days before the termination date specified in the notice. The landlord or the tenant may terminate a month-to-month tenancy by a written notice given to the other at least thirty (30) days before the periodic rental date specified in the notice. The landlord or the tenant may terminate a tenancy begun upon the termination of a written lease by written notice given to the other at least ten (10) days before the termination date specified in the notice, except that if the tenant fails to pay rent within ten (10) days after the day it becomes due, the landlord may terminate the tenancy at any time without notice. If the tenant remains in possession without the landlord's consent after expiration of the term of the rental agreement or its termination, the landlord may bring an action for possession and if the tenant's holdover is willful and not in good faith the landlord may also recover an amount not more than three (3) months' periodic rent or threefold the actual damages sustained by him, whichever is greater, and reasonable attorney's fees. If the landlord consents to the tenant's continued occupancy, KRS 383.565(3) applies. Effective:July 13, 1984 History: Repealed and reenacted 1984 Ky. Acts ch. 176, sec. 39, effective July 13, 1984. -- Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 378, sec. 40.

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