2019 Utah Code
Title 57 - Real Estate
Chapter 22 - Utah Fit Premises Act
Section 4.1 - Failure to deliver possession of residential rental unit -- Renter's option to terminate rental agreement -- Abatement of rent.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 57-22-4.1 (2019)
57-22-4.1. Failure to deliver possession of residential rental unit -- Renter's option to terminate rental agreement -- Abatement of rent.
  • (1) If an owner fails to deliver possession of a residential rental unit on the date provided in the rental agreement:
    • (a) the renter may, by written notice to the owner, terminate the rental agreement; or
    • (b) if the renter chooses not to terminate the rental agreement, rent abates until the owner delivers possession as provided in the rental agreement.
  • (2) If a renter terminates a rental agreement under Subsection (1)(a), the owner shall, as promptly as reasonable, return to the renter all prepaid rent and any security deposit.


Enacted by Chapter 98, 2012 General Session
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