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Your son has no obligation to sign the new agreement, and the landlord has an obligation to provide a clean, safe, habitable unit for him to live in until the end of the 12 month rental term.
If the landlord wishes to make an offer to get him to voluntarily move out early, that is a permissible contract, but they cannot force him to do so.
If they do end up forcing him from the unit (by simply beginning construction) your son can file suit for breach of contract - the fact that they leased a property for 12 months, and 2 months into the lease decided to tear the building down will not favor their position and your son is likely entitled to generous damages for the forced move.
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If son agrees to sign new move out date could he do so and request compensation?
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