2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXXI - TRADE AND COMMERCE
Chapter 358-H - REGULATION OF RENTAL REFERRAL AGENCIES
Section 358-H:1 - Definitions.
358-H:1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
I. "Person'' means a natural person, corporation, trust, partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association, or any other legal entity.
II. "Prospective tenant'' means any person who pays a fee or other consideration to a rental referral agency for assistance in obtaining information about specific rental properties.
III. "Rental property'' means any house or building or portion of a house or building which is rented, leased or hired out to be occupied as a home or residence by one or more persons.
IV. "Rental referral agency'' means any person who collects rental information for the purpose of assisting prospective tenants in locating specific rental properties in exchange for a fee or other consideration. It shall include, but not be limited to, businesses referred to by such terms as rental information service, apartment locator service, or apartment listing service. It shall not include businesses in which all agency employees and representatives who assist prospective tenants are licensed real estate salesmen or brokers, or are under the direct supervision of such salesmen or brokers, to the extent that such salesmen or brokers are actually engaging in or conducting the business, or acting in the capacity, of a real estate broker or salesman as defined and regulated by RSA 331-A.
Source. 1983, 438:1. 1985, 174:1, eff. July 26, 1985.
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