4781.51 Information to be contained in rental agreement.

(A) Every written rental agreement for residential premises shall contain the name and address of the owner of the residential premises and the name and address of the owner's agent, if any. If the owner or the owner's agent is a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, association, trust, or other entity, the address shall be the principal place of business in the county in which the residential premises are situated or if there is no place of business in such county then its principal place of business in this state, and shall include the name of the person in charge thereof.

(B) If the rental agreement is oral, the park operator, at the commencement of the term of occupancy, shall deliver to the resident a written notice containing the information required in division (A) of this section.

(C) If the park operator fails to provide the notice of the name and address of the owner and owner's agent, if any, as required under division (A) or (B) of this section, the notices to the park operator required under division (A) of sections 4781.41 and 4781.42 of the Revised Code are waived by the park operator and the operator's agent.

(D) Every written rental agreement for residential premises shall contain the following notice in ten-point boldface type:

"YOUR RIGHTS AS A RESIDENT AND YOUR MANUFACTURED HOME PARK OPERATOR'S RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED BY SECTIONS 4781.36 TO 4781.52 OF THE REVISED CODE, WHICH REGULATE RENTAL AGREEMENTS IN MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS."

If the rental agreement is oral, the park operator, at the commencement of the term of occupancy, shall deliver the notice to the resident in writing.

Cite as R.C. § 4781.51

History. Renumbered from § 3733.19 and amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Effective Date: 1998 SB142 03-30-1999