Hello,Customer and thank you for allowing me the opportunity to assist you.
I've got a little bit of bad news, but mostly good news regarding this situation.
The bad news is that your split with your husband is not a viable reason to cancel the lease. The fact that you have not taken possession or paid anything is also not a viable reason to cancel the lease. When the lease was signed, a contract was created, and both you and your husband have a legal obligation to perform (i.e., pay rent).
However, the good news is that if you give your landlord written notice that you intend to break the lease, then your landlord has a legal obligation to find new tenants to replace you. Unfortunately, you must pay rent until new tenants are found because of what I wrote above about you still being liable for the lease, but
if your landlord does not make a good faith effort to find tenants, then you are not responsible for the rent. This means that your landlord must take the same steps he took to find you as a tenant, such as possibly using advertisements, signs, a real estate
agent, etc. So, either a new tenant must be found, in which case you would no longer be responsible for the lease, or if your landlord does not attempt to find a new tenant, then you can get out of the lease that way. Of course, you may also attempt to find a tenant yourself to help speed the process. I would also ask the landlord to inform you of his methods for finding a new tenant so that you can keep tabs on him. With a bit of luck, it may be possible to find a tenant within a few days or a couple of weeks.
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