Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia

Q: I signed my lease renewal and my leasing manager voided the document after I submitted it. What are my options?

I was sent my lease renewal documentation the week before my current lease's end (Sept 2nd). I signed the Docusign and submitted it electronically on the 25th. The next day, I received an email notice saying that the document was voided by my leasing manager due to "incorrect rental rate." After emailing them that day, and calling them at least twice today, they emailed me to say that they "forgot to increase the rental rate." I wasn't given any prior notice, and they voided the lease that I had already agreed to and signed. It also had the landlords signature on it.

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F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: If both the landlord and the tenant signed the lease renewal, it is a binding contract by which both parties to the lease must abide.

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