Brookline, MA asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts

Q: How is prorating calculated for office subletting when they are renting the space for 2 days per week, 400$/month.

I sublet office space and a subletter wants to start mid month, she wants to caclulate the prorated amount based on the days of the month while I think it should be based on the price per monday and wednesday, which would be 50$/day because there are 8 mondays and wednedays in the month and her rent is 400.

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Jonathan R. Roth
Jonathan R. Roth
  • Salem, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: If you are renting the property for 2 days a week being Monday and Wednesday, then you would prorate at the number of Mondays and Wednesdays between the start date and the last day of the month.

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