Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

Section 83.58, Florida Statutes

Remedies; tenant holding over. – If the tenant holds over and continues in possession of the dwelling unit or any part thereof after the expiration of the rental agreement without the permission of the landlord, the landlord may recover possession of the dwelling unit in the manner provided for in s. 83.59. The landlord may also recover double the amount of rent due on the dwelling unit, or any part thereof, for the period during which the tenant refuses to surrender possession.

History. – s. 2, ch. 73-330; s. 10, ch. 2013-136.
PDF. – Fla. Stat. Ch. 83.58.