Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-68f-3 - Payments Due Under the Lease

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) The tenant shall pay the rent in equal monthly installments as set forth in the lease, subject to adjustment in accordance with the department's regulations and policies. The amount of the rent is subject to change in accordance with the department's regulations and policies. Pursuant to section 47a-3a(c) of the Connecticut General Statutes, the landlord shall provide a written receipt for cash payment of rent.
(b) The lease shall specify the initial amount of the rent at the beginning of the initial lease term. The landlord shall give the tenant proper notice stating any change in the amount of rent and when the change is effective. Such notice shall be given in accordance with section 8-68f-11 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
(c) The lease may provide for charges to the tenant for maintenance and repair beyond normal wear and tear and for consumption of excess utilities. The lease shall state the basis for the determination of any such charges. The imposition of charges for consumption of excess utilities is permissible only to the extent permitted by state and federal law and only if such charges are consistent with the provisions of 24 CFR 966.4(b)(2).
(d) At the option of the landlord, the lease may provide for payment of reasonable penalties for late payment of rent to the extent any such penalties are permitted under Title 47a of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(e) The lease shall provide that charges assessed under subsections (c) and (d) of this section shall be due and collectible not less than two weeks after the landlord gives written notice of such charges. Such notice shall constitute a notice of adverse action and shall meet the requirements governing a notice of adverse action in accordance with section 8-68f-6(9) and section 8-68f-6(10) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
(f) At the option of the landlord, the landlord may require the tenant to pay a security deposit.
(1) The amount of the security deposit, if any, shall not exceed the amounts permitted by section 47a-21(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(2) Any landlord approved to provide housing for senior citizens and disabled persons under the provisions of part VI or VII of chapter 128 of the Connecticut General Statutes shall pay interest on such security deposit in accordance with section 47a-22a of the Connecticut General Statutes.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-68f-3
Effective July 11, 2014

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