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My husband and I rented a room to a lady from Feb-May 2016,

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My husband and I rented a room to a lady from Feb-May 2016, however she decided she was moving on March 28th. Which left us with no rent for 1-2 months. Her lease stated May 1st or 15th whichever she decided. She stated that we could use her security deposit as her April rent payment. So we agreed. We then received a letter on May 10th stating she demands her security deposit back and stated the MD P code for this. In this case ,breach of lease ,do we have to give her the security deposit back?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  AttyHeather replied 6 months ago.
Hi, I'm Heather, an attorney with 15 years practice experience. You shouldn't have to return the deposit. She broke the lease.

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