Q: When I initially signed my lease for my apartment in Edmonton Alberta there was nothing on it indicating a no pet rule
My lease has a section regarding pets that was crossed out in pen, but never adjusted to say no pets or anything about pets being against the lease. I would not have signed the lease if it had been upfront about a no pet policy and I feel like I signed it under manipulative circumstances
A: You did not ask a question but I assume you want to know if you can break your lease. We need more info and I am not licensed in your jurisdiction but my opinion is "probably no." How long ago did you sign and move in? Did you have a pet when you moved in or did you just (or are you about to) get a pet? As for the lease, if it was a deal killer for you (you said you would not have signed it), why didn't you write in the names of your pets or something to indicate you intended to have them? How much more time do you have under the lease?
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