Q: I am sub leasing a shop. Everytime i turn around something is changing and going against the contract.

I have been bullied into losing valuable room and have been harassed recently while customers are around by the sub leaser. I dont want to be in that environment and im afraid if i try to press the matter of being civil i can lose more then just the shop of my business. What can i do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Not entirely certain if you are sub leasing to them, or you are sub leasing from them. If you are sub leasing to them, you are the landlord, and you can sent notices of deficiencies or a for cause eviction if they are violating the lease.

If it is the other way around, review the lease and see if your landlord has violated any terms you can use as leverage to get out of the lease.

Lastly, just remember that this is a commercial lease, so the landlord-tenant laws do not apply.

Gregory L Abbott agrees with this answer

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