If the tenant paid his rent, the landlord could not forbid subletting.
"Tell me about the downstairs tenant in the building, Aaron Levy," Fred asked.
Someone else was asking about her favorite tenant, Mr. Cleary.
Land was leased for houses or other buildings to be built upon it, the tenant being rent-free for eight or ten years; after which the building came into the landlord's possession.
Improvement contracts are granted for uncultivated bush districts, where one fourth of the produce goes to the landlord, and for plantations of fig-trees, olive-trees and vines, half of the produce of which belongs to the landlord, who at the end of ten years reimburses the tenant for a part of the improvements effected.