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Tenants are entitled by law to have permanently wired working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors installed in their rental homes. Landlord must provide working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in rental homes for the safety of the tenant's and their guests, if there should be a fire or emergency. If you do not find one in your rental, you should contact the landlord both verbally and in writing to ensure your request and/or repair are well documented and received by the landlord.