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I certainly understand your frustration. There does need to be a legal basis to break the lease and if the landlord fails to secure the premises and take the necessary steps to prevent continuous crime, you could possible have a reason. If this was an isolated incident and the landlord takes the steps to safeguard the property, it is going to be harder to vacate. If the landlord knew about the constant break ins and failed to do anything, they would be negligent. However, if this is the first time it happened, they could not have known. Prior to just moving out, you do need to make a written demand in writing, advising them of your concerns and see what steps they take to resolve the problem ( i.e. better locks, lighting, security camera, properly working gate, etc). If they fail to do anything and this continues, you could then vacate.
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