Long Beach, CA asked in Bankruptcy for California

Q: A new landlord took over on May 1st made no contact with my until the 20th. Do I owe them the full months rent?

He introduced himself in an email on the 20th and asked for the rent. I basically had no landlord for 20 days. We even had a mouse running around and had no one to call to notify. Am I obligated to pay the full months rent or just prorated from the 20th to the end of the month?

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Scott Jordan
Scott Jordan
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • San Ramon, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You owe for the full month of May.

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