Asked by: Lizet Arruarte
Asked in category: real estate, real estate renting and leasing
Last Updated: 18th Jun 2024

What should I do if my roommate moves out before the lease ends?

Give your landlord notice immediately. Do not wait to bills pile high, and rent is due prior telling your landlord you cannot pay and are ready to move. Tell your landlord the truth. If you have to move out due to financial difficulties, or because you can't find a roommate, tell him.



Know what to do if your roommate leaves before the lease expires?

Give your landlord notice immediately. Do not wait for the bills to pile up. Rent is due by . Inform your landlord immediately that you are unable to pay and you want to move . Tell your landlord the truth. If you have to leave because you can't afford the lease and you can't find a roommate, tell him.

What happens if my roommate breaks off a lease agreement? A Lease is binding if your roommate is on it. The good news is that your roommate who has moved out will still be required to pay rent until the end of the lease.

Another question is: Can I sue my roommate who broke the lease?

You might be able cover the rent of your roommate or partner if you are both on the lease together. The rent can be paid by you and your roommate.

How can you end a joint lease?

Talk to your roommates

  1. Talk to your co-tenants. You assumed certain legal responsibilities when you signed the lease.
  2. Talk to the Landlord. You cannot force the landlord not to remove your name from the lease until it ends.
  3. Find a replacement tenant
  4. Get legal advice