Tampa, FL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: Our landlord just told us he will not renew due to wanting to sell we can find another rental due to the high demand

People are moving here so when we apply for homes there’s already several apps on one home can we qualify under cdc extension

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Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No. Your landlord is never required to renew your lease, and doesn't need a reason to not renew. Consequently, your tenancy will end at the end of the lease, and you must leave. A non-renewal is not an eviction, so Covid rules are completely irrelevant.

Terrence H Thorgaard and Bruce Alexander Minnick agree with this answer

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