Q: I need help our landlord from our apartment is trying to say we cannot renew our lease after 6 years here no official
notice. never late on our rent. and we have to be out by September 23rd with no where to go yet, is this legal?
A: So, the answer is yes and no. All Landlord's generally have a right to not renew leases and to retake possession at the end of a lease term, with a few exceptions.
That being said, the Landlord does have to follow some set rules. Specifically, the Landlord is required to give written notice (usually 30 unless in Baltimore City or MoCo) and if you fail to leave, the Landlord will need to file with the Court to start the process (filing a Tenant Holding Over action).
So, Landlord has the right to not renew, but still has to do it properly. Hope that helps.
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