Q: Can a landlord charge me for future rent if I break my lease?
My landlord went up on my rent and planning to raise it again in February, so I've been looking for another place.
You cannot be held liable for an amount of rent that you did not agree to pay. In other words, you can only be held liable for rent that is required by your present lease.
I recommend that you thoroughly review your present lease and furnish the landlord any notice that might be required of your intention to not enter into a new lease.
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