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We signed a lease in Pennsylvania. Two days before the start…

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We signed a lease in Pennsylvania. Two days before the start of the lease, we were told that the property is no longer available. What are our rights?
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If you had a written lease they are in breach of the lease and then you could pursue them for any damages you suffered as a result of their breach of the written lease including moving costs and costs of finding a new place or you could demand specific performance, meaning you could get the court to order them to honor the terms of the lease.


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Can we force them to cover the difference in cost if they offer us a more expensive place?
Yes, that would be part of the damages sustained by you.
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