How to Handle a Sublet or Assignment Request from a Deceased Tenant's Estate

A sublet is a rental arrangement in which a tenant rents his or her apartment for a specific period of time to another person, called a subtenant. In a regular sublease agreement, the original tenant keeps the right to return and reoccupy the apartment when the sublease ends. And during the time in which the apartment is sublet, the tenant remains responsible for all lease obligations, including rent.

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