Vienna, VA asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia

Q: Mh roommates rental lease doesn’t say I can’t sublease and they never answered my call on it when I asked them twice.

If they’re not answering can I just sublease my part of the lease?

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A: It is my understanding that in Virginia, the right to sublease is not automatically granted to tenants. Whether or not a tenant is allowed to sublet depends on the terms of their lease. For a comprehensive understanding and legal interpretation of these provisions, it is advisable to consult with local legal counsel familiar with property leases and tenant laws in your jurisdiction.

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