Q: My tenant broke the lease, but the condo association won't let me re-rent the apartment. What are my landlord rights?
My condo association rules stipulate that landlords are not allowed to re-rent the apartment until the end of the lease. Under NJ law, I believe I have to make a reasonable effort to rent out the apartment, but my condo association restricts this. What can I do? I'd like to avoid going after the tenant in civil court.
It would seem to me that once the tenant broke the lease, that effectively terminated it. However, without seeing the actual lease and condo rules, I can only provide my best guess.
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