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Good evening. Your tenants are liable through the end of their lease term subject to your duty to mitigate by using reasonable efforts to re-lease the property. Once you re-lease the property, then the tenants are off the hook for rent attributable to the period after the property is re-leased. But, you can keep all or any portion of the deposit to cover either damages or lost rent until the property is re-leased.
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You may also retain it for the costs of re-leasing so that you are not out of pocket any money due to their default.
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