Q: If my apartment company is changing ownership mid-lease, is this grounds to terminate the lease by my choice?
We recently had to move cities due to a new job but are still paying on our apartment in the old location because our lease is not up yet. Our apartment company notified us that they are changing ownership and that all rent needs to be paid to the new owners starting immediately. Because our lease calls out specifically the old owners in the lease agreement, is our lease agreement now in void? This would allow us to stop paying for the apartment we are not using as a residence.
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