Q: If a tenant's lease states that it may be auto-renewed if notice isn't given 60 days prior to the end of a lease...
Can the landlord opt to not renew the lease within 30 days of the end of the term? Or change the term to a month to month lease?
A: In Virginia, the automatic renewal provisions contained in a residential leas are binding on the tenant and the landlord. One party to the lease, such as the landlord, doe snot have the right to unilaterally change the lease to a month-to-month tenancy.
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