No, unless the lease your sigend says you can terminate early without consequence. Review the language of the document you signed so you know your rights.
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I agree with you, in terms of the lack of consideration and I can only imagine the frustration. But the landlord had no legal duty to allow you to move in early. I think you are stuck, unless your lease agreement says otherwise. I think this is a lousy way to start off a tenancy. On the other hand, if you like the place and the rent is fair, in a month or two, this will be a distant bad memory. You might want to check with the owner and let them know what has been going on. If the property manager is screwing around and not taking care of the tenants' needs, then maybe they need a different property manager.
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