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§ 119. Conveyance of property--Attornment of tenant

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 41. Landlord and Tenant

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 41. Landlord and Tenant
Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (Refs & Annos)
41 Okl.St.Ann. § 119
§ 119. Conveyance of property--Attornment of tenant
A. A conveyance of real estate, or of any interest therein, by a landlord shall be valid without the attornment of the tenant, but the payment of rent by the tenant to the grantor at any time before written notice of the conveyance is given to the tenant shall be good against the grantee.
B. The attornment of a tenant to a stranger shall be void, and shall not affect the possession of the landlord unless it is made with the consent of the landlord, or pursuant to a judgment at law, or the order or decree of a court.
C. Unless otherwise agreed and except as otherwise provided in this act,1 upon termination of the owner's interest in the dwelling unit including, but not limited to, terminations of interest by sale, assignment, death, bankruptcy, appointment of a receiver or otherwise, the owner is relieved of all liability under the rental agreement and of all obligations under this act as to events occurring subsequent to written notice to the resident of the termination of the owner's interest. The successor in interest to the owner shall be liable for all obligations under the rental agreement or under this act. Upon receipt by a resident of written notice of the termination of the owner's interest in the dwelling unit, a resident shall pay all future rental payments, when due, to the successor in interest to the owner.
D. Unless otherwise agreed and except as otherwise provided in this act, a manager of premises that includes a dwelling unit is relieved of liability under a rental agreement and this act as to events occurring after written notice to the tenant of the termination of his management.

Credits

Laws 1978, c. 257, § 19, eff. Oct. 1, 1978.

Footnotes

Title 41, § 101 et seq.
41 Okl. St. Ann. § 119, OK ST T. 41 § 119
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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