Preferential Rent or Mere Calculation Error?

November 29, 2008
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Q A tenant signed and returned a lease that is now in effect. After I mailed his copy of the lease back to him, I realized that a calculation error was made in the tenant's favor. Therefore, I sent him an adjusted lease with the correct figures before the lease was to take effect. The tenant refused to accept the adjusted lease. Is the lower, incorrectly calculated rent the base rent forever, or can it be considered a preferential rent for this lease term only?

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