Leasing one’s property

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is it permissible to leases one’s premises to the following entities:

(1) A Muslim that sells electronics, including DVD movies and music CDs.

(2) A Muslim, male insurance broker.

(3) A Muslim, female accountant.

(4) A Muslim, female attorney.

(5) A non-Muslim, female General Practitioner (that will tend to both males and females.)

(6) A non-Muslim, female gynecologist.

(7) The offices of a non-Muslim government (including places like the Department of Home Affairs, Department of Labour, etc.)

(8) A Christian funeral parlor that, in addition to coffins, sells funeral plans.

(9) Two gays.

Bismillaah

A:

1. It is permissible. You may ask the Muslim not to sell these products.

2. It is not permissible.

3 – 6. Permissible.

7. It is permissible as long as the nature of their work is permissible.

8. If there are no christian connotations on the coffins etc. it is permissible.

9. Keep a good distance from gays.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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