The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
MOBILE HOME PARKS
6264. Minor defects; repair and deduct
(a)(1) If the
park owner fails to repair a minor defect or noncompliance with this chapter or
noncompliance with a material provision of the rental agreement within 30 days
of receipt of written notice, the leaseholder may repair the defect or
noncompliance and deduct from the rent the actual and reasonable cost, not to
exceed one-half of one month's lot rent.
(2) No major
work on water, sewer, or electrical systems may be performed under this
(3) The leaseholder
shall provide the owner with written notice of the cost of the repair or
service when the cost is deducted from the rent.
leaseholder shall be responsible for any damage caused by the repair or
attempts to repair.
(b) The remedies
under this section are not available to a leaseholder if the noncompliance was
caused by the negligent or deliberate act or omission of the leaseholder or a
person on the premises with the leaseholder's consent. (Added 1993, No. 141
(Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. May 6, 1994; amended 2007, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 74;
2015, No. 8, § 2.)