State Rental Laws: Oklahoma

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Each State has its own version of laws relating to residential rentals. The diagram below shows Federal laws are the foundation and take precedence. This lesson covers the State legislation.

This lesson summarizes some key landlord-tenant laws applicable to residential rental units. Landlord-tenant laws are always changing, and may even vary from county to county. You have a responsibility to perform your own research and cautiously apply the laws to your unique situation.  If you have a legal question or concern, you should contact a licensed attorney referral service that is operated by the state bar association. This lesson is not intended to be exhaustive or a substitute for qualified legal advice.

Laws applicable to rentals
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Landlord and Tenant legislation



LANDLORD AND TENANT – Links to the Legislation

Oklahoma Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

Authored By: Oklahoma State Courts Network

Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

§ 101. Short Title.

§ 102. Definitions.

§ 103. Application of Act.

§ 104. Arrangements Not Covered by Act.

§ 105. Mitigation of Damages – Rights, Obligations and Remedies – Enforcement.

§ 106. Settlement of Claim.

§ 107. Good Faith Performance or Enforcement.

§ 108. Beneficial Owner to Maintain Premises.

§ 109. Rent.

§ 110. Term of Tenancy.

§ 111. Termination of Tenancy.

§ 112. Duties of Parties upon Termination of Tenancy.

§ 113. Rental Agreements.

§ 113.1. Denial or Termination of Tenancy to Blind Person Because of Guide Dog.

§ 113a. Flooding within Past 5 Years to be Disclosed in Written Rental Agreements – Failure to Disclose – Terms Defined.

§ 114. Alienees – Rights, Obligations and Remedies.

§ 115. Damage or Security Deposits.

§ 116. Person to Accept Service or Notice – Identity of Owner and Manager – Failure to Comply with Section.

§ 117. Commencement of Tenancy – Delivery of Possession – Wrongful Possession

§ 118. Duties of Landlord and Tenant.

§ 119. Conveyance of Property – Attornment of Tenant.

§ 120. Failure of Landlord to Deliver Possession of Dwelling Unit to Tenant.

§ 121. Landlord’s Breach of Rental Agreement – Deductions from Rent for Repairs – Failure to Supply Heat, Water or Other Essential Services – Habitability of Dwelling Unit.

§ 122. Damage to or Destruction of Dwelling Unit – Rights and Duties of Tenant.

§ 123. Wrongful Removal or Exclusion from Dwelling Unit

§ 124. Unlawful Entry or Lawful Entry in Unreasonable Manner – Harassment of Tenant – Damages.

§ 125. Defective Condition of Premises – Report to Landlord.

§ 126. Tenant’s Use and Occupancy of Premises – Rules and Regulations.

§ 127. Duties of Tenant.

§ 128. Consent of Tenant for Landlord to Enter Dwelling Unit – Emergency Entry – Abuse of Right of Entry – Notice – Abandoned Premises – Refusal of Consent.

§ 129. Tenant’s Breach of Rental Agreement – Wrongful Abandonment.

§ 130. Abandonment or Surrendering Possession of Dwelling Unit – Disposition of Personal Property.

§ 131. Delinquent Rent.

§ 132. Tenant’s Failure to Comply with Rental Agreement or Perform Duties – Rights and Duties of Landlord.

§ 133. Lien on Tenant’s Property.

§ 134. Enforcement of Lien.

§ 135. Construction of Act.

§ 136. Removal of Rented Furniture – Procedure.


Updated 5.2005

Last Review and Update: May 05, 2008
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