Tenancy At Sufferance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Tenancy At Sufferance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Tenancy At Sufferance?

The possession of the property even after the expiry of the lease by the tenant till the time the landlord takes action to make him/her to vacate the property.The landlord can ask the tenant to leave without prior notice or can renew the lease he had with this tenant. The authorities have right to claim rent for that period after expiry till the time stayed.It is also known as holdover tenancy.