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A tenant rents apartment for one-month (short-term rental).

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A tenant rents apartment for one-month (short-term rental). One week after moving in, the apartment becomes inaccessible due to an overland flood affecting the entire region. The problem persists for the rest of the month, through no fault of the landlord because the entire municipal infrastructure was affected. In this case, is the tenant entitled to any refund of rent?
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I am sorry to hear this. You can well imagine how many questions we are getting relating to this catastrophe.

In any event, the tenant is entitled to get a rebate of the rent for the time he/she cannot use the apartment.

The landlord cannot complete his/her end of the deal and provide the tenant with the premises in a form fit for habitation so the tenant is entitled to the money back.

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