Tenancy Laws

The Central Government of India and State governments governs various laws which deals with all the transactions related to real estate sector. Rental laws govern the rental disputes of commercial and residential property and are necessary to enforce individual civil rights of both landlord and tenant and prevention of any kind of dishonesty. The root cause of the long process of Landlord and Tenant legal cases in the civil courts of India are due to the freezing of rent at old historic rates in the Rent laws of most States. It is very difficult for a landlord to protect his property from unwanted overstaying tenants even after the application of the Lease and License Agreement system. Contracts are enforceable in court of law but then also it is very difficult to take back possession from tenant because of long delays in proceedings.

Maharashtra rent control act was sanctioned by the president of India. This act applies to whole Maharashtra. It governs the law relating to rent in the state of Maharashtra. Premises which are rented out and protected by the Act will have a 'Standard Rent'. Standard Rent, is a fixed amount, within which the rent will have to be restricted. Tenants cannot sublet the premises without taking permission from the landlord if such thing happened it will be ground for eviction.

Lawyers for landlord tenant disputes in Mumbai, lawyers for eviction of tenant and rent disputes

For adjudication of these cases court has set up separate tribunals for hearing matters pertaining to rent matters, landlord tenant disputes, eviction of tenant, forceful dispossession of tenants, standard increases in rent etc. In Mumbai it the Small Causes Court is vested with jurisdiction to deal with such matters and lawyers for small causes court matters typically assist clients on these matters.