Identification of Owner and Agents
landlord or any person authorized to enter into an oral
rental agreement on the landlord's behalf shall disclose to
the tenant in writing at or before the commencement of the tenancy the
name, address, and telephone number of:
(a) The owner or person authorized to manage the
(b) A person authorized to act for and on behalf of
the owner for the purpose of service of process and for the purpose of
receiving and receipting for notices and demands.
A person who enters into a
rental agreement and fails to
comply with the requirements of this section becomes an agent of the
landlord for the purpose of (i) service of process and receiving and
receipting for notices and demands and (ii) performing the obligations
of the landlord under this chapter and under the rental agreement.
The information required to be furnished by this section
shall be kept current and this section extends to and is enforceable
against any successor landlord, owner, or manager.
If the landlord fails to comply with this section, the
tenant may terminate the rental agreement pursuant to the notice
provisions of Section
5-12-110(a). If the landlord fails to comply with
the requirements of this section after receipt of written notice
pursuant to Section 5-12-110(a), the
tenant shall recover one month's
rent or actual damages, whichever is greater.