This is for a month to month lease for a room in my landlord's house.
I gave notice to move out 9/11/19 for a move out date of 10/12/19. The lease says the requirement is 30 days, and there isn't anything in the lease about giving notice on a specific day. My understanding is that I should have rent prorated for October. (CIV 1946)
My landlord replied by email stating that I would have to pay full rent for October as well as my full portion of utilities for the month. He later sent a text stating that the reason was due to improper timing of my notice.
I paid the full amount of rent because I thought I had misinterpreted something in the lease or the law. Can I sue for the return of rent paid for the remainder of the month after 10/15/19? Does paying somehow show that I accepted the charge and cannot sue?
Note he also refused to do an initial move out inspection and still hasn't returned my deposit as of 11/25/19.
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