I renewed my lease, but I want out.

By Raphael DaCosta

 

Hello,

My lease will be up on January 18th of 2011 and I made the mistake of signing the new lease agreement. My wife and I have decided to rent a house, so I spoke with the property manager that I no longer want to renew my lease. According to her, once I signed, I am responsible for paying for the 6 months (Lenght of my renewed lease) in order to move out without any penalties in my credit. I am extremely disappointed by the fact that I have been a tenant there for over 4 years. the day I notified her still within the 60 notice to vacate, but also, the property manager states that it no longer applies to me simply by the fact that I am still living on the same apartment and that I already signed the new lease agreement.  Also, the lease is on both my name and my wife’s name, but I am the only one who signed it. I live in a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom aptartment and need to move to a house so I can accomodate 10 people, which I know that the apartment will not allow.

Am I really entitled to this new lease even tho I haven’t moved in?

 

Thank you in advance,

Edited on: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 6:36 pm

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