A landlord and tenant can agree in a rental agreement that the tenant pays prepaid rent. When a lessor receives prepaid rent, he or she is deposited into a receiver account in a federal insurance custodian authorized to work in Virginia until the end of the fifth business day following receipt and remains in the account until the prepaid rent is due. Unless the landlord has the right to receive a portion of the rent paid in advance, it will not be withdrawn from the faithful account required by this section without the written consent of the tenant. A “tenant” means a person who has the right to occupy a dwelling unit to the exclusion of others only under a lease agreement, including a carpenter. “tenant” does not include (i) a licensed resident, (ii) a guest or guest, or (iii) a person who guarantees or co-signs the payment of the financial obligations of a tenancy agreement, but who is not entitled to occupy a dwelling unit. one. The lessor may accept the full or partial payment of all rent and receive a decision of possession of a competent court because of an illegal civil liability action under Article 13 (p. 8.01-124 and following) of Title 8.01 Chapter 3 of Title 8.01 and with expulsion according to . 55.1-1255 provided that the landlord has stated in a written notification to the tenant that all amounts due to the tenant for the tenant are due to the tenant. , including the payment of rent, damages, legal fees and legal fees, would be accepted with reservation and would not constitute a waiver of the landlord`s right to dislodge the tenant from the dwelling unit. Such a notification may be construed as a written termination that the lessor has given to the tenant in accordance with the provisions of S. 55 al. 1-1245 and, if contained, it must not be interpreted by a court or otherwise, so that the lessor is required to inform the tenant in writing at a later date.
Where the unit is a public housing unit or other dwelling unit subject to the regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, nothing in this section should be construed as such that a public body that pays part of the rent under the lease is informed in writing. When a lessor enters into a new lease agreement written with the tenant prior to eviction, an order obtained prior to the registration of such a new tenancy agreement is not enforceable. 11. Paint or disturb unre painted surfaces or make modifications to the unit without the landlord`s prior written permission, provided that (i) the unit was built before 1978 and the landlord is therefore required to provide the tenant with colour indications containing lead, and (ii) the lessor has provided this information to the tenant and the rental agreement provides that the tenant must obtain prior written permission from the landlord before the painting. , disruptive varnished surfaces or changes in the living unit; one. When a lessor illegitimately removes or excludes a tenant from the building, or intentionally assigns or causes the services provided to the tenant by interrupting or interrupting an essential service for the tenant, the tenant may receive an order from a general district court to recover the property, to compel the lessor to resume such an interrupted essential service, or to terminate the tenancy agreement; and, in all cases, recover the actual damages suffered by him and reasonable legal fees. If the lease is terminated, the owner has the full deposit in accordance with . 55.1-1226.