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Can you give me a little more info about the sequence of events here..
Your lease was coming to an end and you gave them some type of notice but weren't clear about whether you were terminating or not?
Then you asked to be able to stay past the end of the 60 day notice?
If you can kind of give me a timeline, it will help me figure out what is going on and what your options are..
Ok, did you stay on after the 60 day notice expired into a new month?
If you stayed past the 60 day notice into a new month, then you basically entered into a new month to month tenancy as a holdover tenant and they could charge for an entire month as they don't charge by the day or by the week and the rent is due in full on the due date.
With that said, if they rented the property within that next month during the remaining 20 days, then they could only charge you for any actual lost rent. They can't "double dip" and charge both you and a new tenant.
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Ok, I would dispute that the 60 day notice was ineffective because unless you revoked that notice, it stands. But if you stayed past the 60 day expiration, you are a holdover tenant my comments above apply about them being able to charge for an entire month's rent, but have to refund if they rent it out within the 20 days remaining in the month after you vacated.