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Have you actually signed a written lease for a set term at a set monthly rental price?
Have you paid any deposit or rent money to the landlord?
Do they have your personal information like address, employer, SSN, DOB, etc on an application?
Ok, then legally, as soon as you signed the lease for a set term, for a specific address, for a specific price, you are legally bound to the contract. If you signed at the end of it, you would be presumed to have agreed with the entire lease under the "four corners doctrine". So the fact that some areas aren't filled out or initialed wouldn't give you grounds to terminate or avoid the lease.
With that said, if you have decided to breach, if the landlord can't find you, then they would have a hard time suing you for breach for any lost rent until they re-rented.
So in most situations like this, the landlord will just let it go if they can't get in contact with you to start the tenancy. With that said, I would suggest just sending a simple letter to the landlord stating that your circumstances have changed so you won't be able to continue with the tenancy and leave it at that.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a landlord for over 26 years...
Sorry for the delay, was out of office..
Basically if you breach, then the landlord can sue you for any lost rent until they re-rent, assuming that they can find you. If they can't find you, they can't sue you. The liquidated damages clause is not legally relevant unless you are negotiating a buy out of the lease. If you just break it, then that doesn't matter.