Charlotte, NC asked in Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina

Q: is it legal for my landlord to give me 30 days to find another place to live because she refuses t repair water damage

from a leak that happened last year August? My lease is set to renew July 1st. I’ve asked them to repair the damage in my kitchen and they’re ignoring my requests. Instead she wants me gone in 30 days and I’ve been a long time renter for 8 years!!

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Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran
  • Yadkinville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Unless your lease contains a very unusual renewal provision they are absolutely within their rights to decline to renew the lease. Even with the facts you laid out, I would be very surprised if they would be required to renew your lease.

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