Q: How can I get out of my office lease with these unlivable conditions?
I have an office suite for my company that has become increasingly unlivable, piles of dead bugs, bug feces, flying ant infestation, ant traps everywhere full of dead ants, extremely cold temperatures (59 f) on occasion, and office landlord does not fix the problem. Is there a way out of my contract?
Without reading your lease it is hard to say.
RESIDENTIAL leases have an implied warranty of habitability, but that is not automatically the case with commercial leases. (Indeed, many say ‘as is’ and if that’s not good enough, tough. )
Get your lease to a local licensed attorney to review and they can provide actual ad
A: Have you contacted the landlord about these conditions, and assuming so, what does he say? Nobody here can say for sure without seeing your lease, but very often, with commercial leases, the tenant is responsible for some of the things you're complaining about. You should speak with the attorney that helped you negotiate the lease to see whether you have any rights or obligations arising from these conditions. If you had no attorney then, you should consider retaining one now! If you need to find someone near you, start your search here: https://www.justia.com/lawyers
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