Breaking a lease is considered a breach of contract, and you may have to pay a penalty to do so, unless the law prohibits penalties for your specific situation.
Breaking a lease agreement is a serious decision with potentially high costs. Learn when you can break a lease, and how to lessen the consequences.
by attorney Ryan C. Ollis
Whether you have to relocate for a job, lose your roommate, or simply can’t afford to stay, consider these things before breaking an apartment lease.