Utah Code Title 57. Real Estate § 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.

FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard