Keep Tenant Who Breaks Lease Early on the Hook for Rent Owed

If a tenant tells you that she’s moving out before her lease ends and she stops paying rent, it usually isn’t a big deal. In the best case scenario, you’ll be able to quickly re-rent the apartment to a qualified tenant and apply the former tenant’s security deposit toward any unpaid rent. So the tenant wouldn’t be on the hook for anything.

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