2019 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 34 - Property
Chapter 34-18 Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
Section 34-18-22.1 Landlord's duty to notify tenant of violation.
§ 34-18-22.1. Landlord's duty to notify tenant of violation.
(a) A landlord, when cited by a state or local minimum housing code enforcement agency for a housing code violation, shall, within thirty (30) days of receipt of the notice, deliver a copy of the notice of violation to each residential tenant of the building affected by said violation, unless within said thirty (30) day period the landlord has corrected all violations set forth in the notice of violation to the satisfaction of the state or local minimum housing code enforcement agency which issued the notice of violation.
(b) A landlord, prior to entering into any residential rental agreement, shall inform a prospective tenant of any outstanding minimum housing code violations which exist on the building that is the subject of the rental agreement.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 596, § 1.)