A tenancy agreement in Kenya is an agreement between the landlord (owner of the house) and the tenant to allow the tenant to occupy a house owned by the landlord under certain terms and conditions. It gives the tenant possession for a certain time as indicated in the tenancy agreement.
A tenancy outlines the terms and conditions of the tenancy. Common clauses include;
- Period of the tenancy
- Terms of rent payment i.e. frequency of payment and the date of payment
- Deposit (and the terms for refund)
- Obligations of the Landlord
- Obligations of the tenant
- Notice Period
- Dispute Resolution Clause
- Governing Law
It’s crucial to read through the tenancy agreement and note the terms and conditions. If you would like to have a tenancy agreement drawn or reviewed, please contact us at email@example.com or by Call/WhatsApp on 0726 328555.