Renting one’s property to a non-Muslim

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Q: I had rented out my property to a non-muslim who is running online shopping business i mean he is selling ladies clothes from there so my question is if he do some unlawful and wrong activity over there than i will be sinful for it and my rental income will be halaal? My intention is leasing property for renting purpose.


A: No, you will not be sinful and the money you receive through renting the property to him will be halaal.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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