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is fire a strong enough reason to break a lease

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is fire a strong enough reason to break a lease???
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  David C. Garner replied 6 years ago.

You did not really offer much if any facts to work with here, but if it renders the place uninhabitable then probably yes.

 

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Well, after the fire i found out the apt was not registered as a "rental unit" in Connecticut.

Can I break my lease after I found out i will no longer be able to go back...even if she offered something else?

The landlady offered me a room inside her house, with no privacy, no kitchen allowed and no private bathroom.

Can she transfer that illegal lease into a "share" inside her own house...I think this is what she is trying to do.

Since I did not accepted her offer, she is not allowing me access to my belongings (including furniture, a TV,a computer and a washer) without paying this month's rent and loosing my security deposit.

What should my next step be???
Thanks!

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