Why does a tenant have to pay more for maintenance as a compared to an owner?

Why does a tenant have to pay more for maintenance as a compared to an owner?

They generally don’t- but it’s a common assumption by people that have never owned a property.

Depending on local laws and customs, the tenant is usually liable for minor things like light bulbs and cleaning. In most places the landlord is responsible for the expensive stuff: the roof, building fabric,
heating systems, etc.

It’s a lot more expensive On top of this is the concept of wear and tear or damage. I’d expect a decent window to last 30 years
or more. If I have to replace it after 10 years because the tenant keeps slamming it and broke the lock, the tenant is liable for at least some, or all of the cost.

Drains don’t block themselves. Door handles do not spontaneously come off. Carpets do not get burn marks in normal use.The tenant is liable for damage they cause.

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