Breaking a Lease and Leaving Early

Landlords must take reasonable steps to rerent the place if you break a lease (you won't always be on the hook for rent for the remainder of the lease term).

A lease lasts for a fixed term, typically one year, then simply ends of its own accord at the end of the term. At this point, you must either:â

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