Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: I have a 1 year lease to rent a house, in that lease was added that have the option to extend for 1 year with a 5% increase in rent. I tried to exercise my option at the end of the lease per the agremment but the landlord say he does not want to. They are offering to pay me to get out and I said that would be fine so I calculated my expense to make the move to other comparable accommodations. He refuse to pay the amount and says to to get out or we will go to litagation, . I feel he is in breach of contract. Id rather stay than collect what I feel is my costs to make the move.

Answer: You may wish to speak with a lawyer about this. There are links to free and low-cost legal services on this website (at http://www.azlawhelp.org/accessToJustice).

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  • I have a 1 year lease to rent a house, in that lease was added that have the option to extend for 1 year with a 5% increase in rent. I tried to exercise my option at the end of the lease per the agremment but the landlord say he does not want to. They are offering to pay me to get out and I said that would be fine so I calculated my expense to make the move to other comparable accommodations. He refuse to pay the amount and says to to get out or we will go to litagation, . I feel he is in breach of contract. Id rather stay than collect what I feel is my costs to make the move.

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