How to break a lease?

By nashtn

How can i break lease on a rental house in Nashville TN. Told landlord that i will be moving out end of july. The lease does not expire till end september. The last months rent had been paid in advance as security deposit. Offered to help find new tennents, but lanlord wanted to find tennent himsellf, landlord lives out of  state and has not found anyone yet. He now wants Augusts rent too.

Edited on: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 11:56 pm

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July 28th, 2008 4:14 pm

The only way to break a lease without penalty, is by proving that the landlord violated the agreement. This can be difficult to do since it clearly sounds as though you are at fault. Just because you want to move, doesn’t really give you right to get out of the agreement.


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