What are my options she wants back rent and she is renting me a room out off her house illegally and I didn't know
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Dear Mount Vernon Tenant:
What local law did the tenant of the homeowner violate in renting a room to a roomer/boarder? Does your municipality require a Rental Permit for a tenant to have a Roommate?
"...3. Any lease or rental agreement for residential premises entered into by one tenant shall be construed to permit occupancy by the tenant, immediate family of the tenant, one additional occupant, and dependent children of the occupant provided that the tenant or the tenant's spouse occupies the premises as his primary residence..."
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