Washington, UT asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Utah

Q: Is it legal for apartment management to get you sign a lease agreement for the next year before your lease is up?

They say they didn’t require it but they bribe with lower rent if you sign early.

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Wesley Winsor
Wesley Winsor
  • Saint George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: Certainly, it's within legal bounds for your apartment management to offer a lease renewal before your current lease concludes, provided they've been transparent about the process. This is often done to ensure tenancy continuity. If they've proposed an incentive for early renewal, that's quite typical and can be beneficial for you as well. Remember, any agreement should be made willingly by both parties involved.

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