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Alaska Landlord-Tenant Relationship Exclusions

The Alaska Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act excludes the following arrangements between landlords and tenants from having to abide by the requirements of these state laws:

  • Residence at an institution, public or private, if incidental to detention or the provision of medical, geriatric, educational, counseling, religious, or similar services;
  • 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 a purchaser;
  • 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, lodgings, or other transient facility;
  • Occupancy by an employee of a landlord whose right to occupancy is conditioned upon employment substantially for services, maintenance, or repair to 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 used by the occupant primarily for agricultural purposes;
  • Occupancy under a rental agreement covering premises used as part of a transitional or supportive housing program that is sponsored or operated by a public corporation or by a nonprofit corporation and that provides shelter and related support services intended to improve the occupant’s opportunity to obtain permanent housing.

Article 09. Section 34.03.330.

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