455. Covenant against assignment without consent.

A covenant against assignment without the landlord's consent1 is a covenant which runs with the land and binds assignees whether mentioned2 or not3, unless the parties indicate a contrary intention4. The covenant binds personal representatives5 and voluntary assignees inter vivos. Whether or not the covenant binds the tenant's trustee in bankruptcy depends on the words of the covenant. A trustee in bankruptcy is not an assignee of the tenant6 and, therefore, is not bound by a covenant which applies only to assignees; but a trustee in bankruptcy is a successor in title of the tenant and is bound by