Chattanooga, TN asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee

Q: we unfortunately have Covid and are unable to move everything out in the allowed 5 days. Can we ask for 2 more days

Are lease is over but we got sick with Covid and have no one to help us … we are starting to feel better and need a couple more days to vacate the property.. what can we do and are allowed by the law to do on getting the rest of our things moved out of the apartment

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Just keep moving out. It is up to the Owner to get a Writ of Possession issued, executed.

It sounds like you will be alright, but do not tear up the leasehold on the way out.

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