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The landlord has an obligation to provide a "habitable" residence. This includes specifically the prevention of infestation (both rodents and insects). The tenant appears to have negotiated specifically to treat for insects in this instance - if you can show that the tenant separately and knowingly contracted to treat for insects you have a reasonable chance to argue that the tenant has taken on this responsibility and that the landlord is no longer responsible for this issue.
Regarding the rodent issue - that would be excluded from the insect problem, courts would more likely than not interpret your exclusion or transfer of responsibility very narrowly. However, a rat outside the home is not an infestation of the home, and unless there is actually a rodent infestation in the home, there is no obligation to take affirmative action (although it may be worth looking into the situation - that is only a prudent precaution and not a legal obligation).
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is cockroach a kind of insects which can be transferred to tenants responsibility ?
I do have such a written term " tenants is repsonsible for all bugs treatment",
in the Lease agreement, but they said they did not read in detail at that time.
what can I do ? I am ok to re-sign new agreement, but they don't want to do it. They say owner should always be responsible for bugs by law.
I can not make that term, is it true?
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