The Landlord is an NPC that came with The Sims 2: Apartment Life and The Sims 4: City Living. Their job is to maintain the communal living space of the apartment and collect rent from tenants.
The Sims 2: Apartment LifeEdit
When a Sim first enters an apartment lot, the landlord will come to greet them and will wait until the player chooses an apartment. After that, the landlord will ask the Sim to sign the rental agreement and pay their first week's rent.
Landlords will come every day to do the gardening and clean the outdoors. They will also throw an apartment party every Saturday, where they order pizza (or grill if a barbeque is present in a communal area), while other neighbors socialize.
If a Sim has a high enough relationship with the landlord, there is a good chance that their rent will be reduced.
Landlords can marry and move in with a Sim. They will be replaced by a new Landlord if that happens.
The pre-made landlords are the same for every neighborhood, but they will have randomly assigned names in each game.
List of landlordsEdit
The Sims 4: City LivingEdit
In The Sims 4: City Living, landlords are NPCs who are in charge of the apartment building. They don't appear normally hanging out in communal areas and they do not come to collect rent personally.
Landlords replace the repairmen. Sims can call landlords to help on things such as clearing out pests, repair broken objects and fix plumbing or faulty electrical wires. A Sim who has a good relationship with the landlord will have them wanting to fix broken objects more frequently. If the landlord is called to way too much, they will refuse to fix whatever problems are in the apartment.
Unlike in The Sims 2: Apartment Life, there are no pre-made landlords and are usually randomly selected townies. If a landlord has been deleted, they will be replaced by a new one.
The Urbz: Sims in the CityEdit
One of the villains in The Urbz: Sims in the City, Harry Snivel is also the player's landlord and repo-man. As the player's reputation rises and the other apartments are unlocked, the rent that the player must pay increases. Refusal to pay the rent first time will have him come to the apartment to give the player a second chance to pay. If the player again refuses to pay, he will reposess some items in order to cover the bill. A larger bill cannot be evaded by having the player living in the first apartment when all three are unlocked.