The following commonly encountered occupancy situations or circumstances are not governed by the Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act:
Residence at an Institution
Residence at an institution, public or private, if incidental to detention or the provision of medical, geriatric, educational, counseling, religious, or similar service;
Occupancy Under a Sales Contract
Occupancy under a contract of sale of a dwelling unit or the property of which it is a part, if the occupant is the purchaser or a person who succeeds to the interest of the purchaser;
Occupancy Under a Social Organization
Occupancy by a member of a fraternal or social organization in the portion of a structure operated for the benefit of the organization;
Transient occupancy in a hotel, motel, or lodgings;
Landlord Employee Housing
Occupancy by an employee of a landlord whose right to occupancy is conditional upon employment in and about the premises;
Occupancy by an owner of a condominium unit or a holder of a proprietary lease in a cooperative;
Occupancy under a rental agreement covering premises rented by the occupant primarily for agricultural purposes;
Continuation of occupancy by the seller or a member of the seller’s family for a period of not more than 36 months after the sale of a dwelling unit or the property of which it is a part.
Section 35-9A-122 (Act 2006-316, p. 668, §1.)
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