Q: A lawyer with a condo association is telling us that the month-to-month lease we have with a tenant cancels and restart?
A lawyer with a condo association is telling us that the month-to-month lease we have with a tenant cancels and restarts every month and therefore we need to go before the board every month to get this "new" lease approved. Is he a$$ backwards like he seems?
A: How often a lease review is required, depends on what your lease says and what the condominium declaration and bylaws say, and any rules established by the board for leases, and how the board implements those rules. If you don't comply with what the board requires, they can take those actions against you that are authorized by the declaration, bylaws, and rules. If you disagree with what the board's attorney has advised the board, then send a letter to the board and ask to meet with the board to discuss it. Or use the Find a Lawyer tab to hire your own attorney to review all those documents and communicate with the board.
Bruce Martin Broyles agrees with this answer
A: My understanding of a month to month lease is that it automatically renews as between the Landlord and the tenant. It does not cancel and restart. It sounds as though the Condo Association is simply trying to make it difficult for you to rent the condo.
However, I agree with Attorney Japp, if the Association bylaws require a monthly lease review, then you are required to follow the bylaws.
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