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If the landlord is paying for the tenant to stay elsewhere, then the tenant still has to pay rent, because the landlord is still giving them a place to live. If tenants are staying with friends/family or paying for their own alternate lodging, they would get a pro-rated rent rebate for each day they weren't able to stay in the house. And if they're actually living in the house while the lead is being removed, they're entitled to a partial refund on daily rent based on how much of the property is unfit for human habitation. Like, if it's just one room, they'd get a percentage based on that room's percentage of the total house's square footage.
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