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Is a tenant responsible if they move out before the lease is

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Is a tenant responsible for payments if they move out before the lease is over?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Good morning. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I will answer your question.
Yes, if there is a written lease and no provision for early termination, the tenant remains liable for the payment of rent until the end of the lease term or until a new tenant leases the premises before the end of the lease term.
Of course, if the landlord is in default, the tenant may assert that as a defense.
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Loren
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
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