“Dwelling unit” means a structure or the part of a structure that is used as a home, residence or sleeping place by one person who maintains a household or by two or more persons who maintain a common household.
“Good faith” means honesty in fact in the conduct of a transaction.
“Good standing” means that a tenant is not in arrears in the payment of rent and is in compliance with the duties of a tenant enumerated in K.S.A. 58-2555 and amendments thereto.
“Landlord” means the owner or lessor of a dwelling unit or the building of which the unit is a part.
“Rental agreement” means all agreements, written or oral, embodying the terms and conditions concerning the use and occupancy of a dwelling unit.
“Retaliate” or “retaliatory action” shall include but not be limited to any of the following actions by a landlord when such actions penalize a tenant because of an action identified in TMC 9.25.030:
(1) Commencement of eviction;
(2) Increasing the rent; and
(3) Reduction of services required to be provided by the landlord pursuant to the rental agreement and/or K.S.A. 58-2553 and amendments thereto.
“Tenant” means a person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a dwelling unit.
Cross References:Definitions generally, TMC 1.10.020.