CHAPTER 425

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 750

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TERMINATION OF RENTAL AGREEMENTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 55, Title 25 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section 5518 to read as follows:

"§5518. Remedy for tenant's breach of agreement for rental of single rooms in certain buildings.

Any provision of the Landlord-Tenant Code to the contrary notwithstanding, all rental agreements for rental of single rooms in certain buildings may be terminated immediately upon notice to the tenant for a tenant's material violation of a regulation which has been given to a tenant at the time of contract or lease and the landlord shall be entitled to bring a proceeding for possession where:

(i) The building is the primary residence of the landlord; and

(ii) No more than three rooms in the building are rented to tenants; and

(iii) No more than three tenants occupy such building."

Approved July 21, 1982.