for the right to occupy a rental unit… ». The ORHT ultimately found that the primary tenant did not meet the definition of “tenant” since he did not pay rent to occupy the rental units, but paid rent to have the right to rent the rental units to others. A lease is a lease to a company that then grants leasing contracts to sub-tenants owned by tenants. A sublease agreement is the name given to an agreement where, in a lease agreement, the lessee transfers the lease to a third party, making the former lessee a sub-lessee and the new lessee a sub-lessee or sub-lessee. If you need to take a lease in a co-op or rental apartment of the current tenant. The tenant usually shares responsibility for the apartment with the main tenant. A tenant may transfer all or part of his stake in the property by subletting. . . .