Renting Property for Haram Purpose

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Fatwa ID: 04402

Answered by: Maulana Mohammed Kamran Abid

 

Question

 

Has anyone given a fatwa on allowing a property to be rented out to a bank, haram restaurant etc.?

 

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

 

Answer:

 

Property can be rented out to a bank or a haram restaurant etc. because the owner of the property is not responsible for what goes on in the property. The rent is given for the use of the property.[1]

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Mohammed Kamran Abid

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 


[1] (Fatawa Mahmoodiyah, vol. 17, pg. 117, Idarah Al-Farooq Karachi)

 

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