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What does the lease limit the business's liability to?
Who is listed as the actual tenant on the lease? the business or the tenant individually?
Is the business just a co-signer for the tenant?
Ok, then it is the tenant who is responsible for any damages. It is common for a community assistance agency to help a tenant with deposit, first month's rent and even utility deposits. But that doesn't make them liable under the lease because only the entities who actually sign the lease as a tenant or co-signer can be held legally liable for rent or damages.
So to answer your question directly, you can only go after the tenant, not the company if the company is not a signer on the lease.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a landlord for over 26 years...