I haven't signed a lease in two years and I want to leave. What are my consequences?
You have to first check and see whether your lease automatically renews. If it does, then it may still be in effect. If it is in effect, then you must follow the notice and lease termination rules in the Lease, if there are any. If there are not, then you may be liable for rent if you leave until such time as the apartment is rerented.
If there is in fact no lease in effect, then you have a month to month tenancy. You can break a month to month tenancy by giving notice by the first of the next month, effective the first of that same month, that you will be leaving in 30 days, or the last day of the month. For February, you would be issuing a notice to terminate the lease as of March 2nd. You have one day to effect a quick moveout under this scenario. However, I would consult with an attorney to confirm that you have no actual lease that is active. Good luck.
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