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Rabbi Reisman in Hilchos Ribis deals with this. If you are going to spend the money, then that is defined as a loan and any fee for that 'rental' is 'ribis'. Renting property means that you return the same property that you rented, such as renting a tractor to plow your field. That is why there is a discussion as to borrowing flour to make a cake and when, ...


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According to the Rabbi answering same question this site, if there are no specifications in the rental agreement then it depends: If the house is uninhabitable due to the roaches, then the landlord has to pay. If it's merely inconvenient then the tenant has to pay. As to where to draw the line, he answers that if the infestation is so bad that a normal ...


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It depends on what you mean by "use," because the mode of use (both actual and contractual - see Shach YD 176:1) affects whether the money is considered "loaned" or "rented." In a loan, the money is generally meant to be used financially and may be replaced with equivalent currency. In such a case, the laws prohibiting lending on interest apply. However, if ...


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The gemara in Bava Kamma 117b brings a machlokes between R' Elazar and the Sages. If someone steals (gozel) a field, what happens if the field is then flooded? R' Elazar holds that the thief must replace the victim's loss by buying him another field elsewhere. The Sages say the thief merely says "Here is your land". R' Elazar holds karka is nigzeles while ...


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According to this, the tenant is the one responsible for the mezuzah. Tzarich Iyun: The Mitzvah of Mezuzah The obligation to affix a mezuzah devolves upon the resident of the dwelling. In Talmudic language, this obligation is called “chovat hadar”—the dweller’s obligation.[2] In general, therefore, the tenant, not the landlord, is responsible for ...


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The Mishneh Torah, in Hilkhot Tefilin u-Mzuzah ve-Sefer Tora 5:11, says( see also Shulchan Arukh, Yoreh De'ah 291:2): המשכיר בית לחברו--על השוכר להביא מזוזה ולקבוע אותה, אפילו היה נותן שכר על קביעתה: מפני שהמזוזה חובת הדר היא, ואינה חובת הבית In English: When a person rents a dwelling to a colleague, the tenant is obligated to obtain a Mezuzah and ...


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See Bava Metziah 102a and Shulchan Aruch Hilchos Mezuzah 291:2 that when renting a house to a gentile one removes the mezuzos. Later authorities debate if this is merely an allowance since the obligation to have them up has ceased, or if this is an obligation due to the concern of the gentile, who sees no value to it, destroying or otherwise harming it. My ...


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R Eliyahu Yaniger, a sofer at mezuzah.net (question 78) writes Your mezuzot should remain in the house as long as you are living there. Ownership is not what matters, but whether you are actually living in the house. If you have moved to your new place, even if the old one is not yet sold, you may remove the mezuzot. If you haven't yet moved out, ...


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See Gemara BM 101B-102A: מתני' המשכיר בית לחבירו המשכיר חייב בדלת בנגר ובמנעול ובכל דבר שמעשה אומן.‏ If one rents a house to his neighbour, the landlord must provide the door, door-bolt, lock, and everything which requires a skilled worker. אבל דבר שאינו מעשה אומן השוכר עושהו ..:‏ But what does not require a skilled worker must be ...


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It doesn't matter if it's on the premesis or not, it depends on if the money will be used to enhance/repair/beautify Avodah Zoro or just to the people. When they were using it for free it was no problem but when paying rent it would depend on the above and on the issue of wanting the Avodah Zoro to remain standing. See Shulchan Aruch Yore Dei'ah 143:3 and ...


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I wrote this up as a question here although it is not an exact duplicate. Like you I believe we might need to say a blessing right away. See here for one possible source confirming this from R Herschel Schachter in a lecture on whether mezuza is a mitsva d'oraita or d'rabbanan (since the accepted view is that it is d'rabbanan for renters) who concludes that ...


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Your question is interesting in that you ask "can one make a blessing when putting up a mezuzah before 30 days..." There seems to be conflicting opinions on this idea. The situation of delaying a blessing usually applies if you don't know how long you're renting for and are concerned you will be living there LESS than 30 days. But if you have a set lease for ...


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Since I wrote up the question, a related question was asked and answers there bring very interesting and relevant sources for my question here. I think we can now answer positively that indeed anyone renting a dwelling in chutz laaretz for more than 30 days needs to put a mezuza immediately and make a blessing according to the majority opinion From ...


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I would have to agree with user13044 one could assume that the bike lord knows that some people would use the grace period. Whether or not the grace period is usable lichatchila or bidieved you are for sure responsible for the bike and would be considered renter of the bike. This would be similar to using your phone for a short while not on break at work ...


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