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Being Evicted or Breaking a Lease
Breaking a lease doesn't necessarily mean you'll be on the hook for the rest of the rent. Learn when you can legally break your lease, and even if you can't, what your landlord must do to try to rerent.
A month-to-month tenancy renews (sometimes termed “rolls over”) every 30 days. But when a tenant or landlord is ready to end a month-to-month tenancy, they must follow their state's rules and procedures.
In New York, a tenant can be evicted for not paying rent or for violating the lease or rental agreement. A tenant may have a defense available to challenge an eviction for one of these reasons. Eviction laws vary depending on whether the rental property is located within New York City or outside the