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Arkansas Landlord-Tenant Relationship Exclusions

The Arkansas Residential Landlord-Tenant Act of 2007 doesn’t apply to the following types of relationships between landlords and tenants:

The following arrangements are not governed by this Act:

  • 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 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 his or her interest;
  • Occupancy by a member or 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 other accommodations subject to any sales tax on lodging;
  • 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 the premises used by the occupant primarily for agricultural purposes; and
  • Residence, whether temporary or not, at a public or private charitable or emergency protective shelter.

A.C.A. § 18-17-202.

Return to Arkansas Landlord-Tenant Laws.