If I’m leasing a house and have already had 2 attempted burglaries and now my dog got shut, can I get out of my lease?

Asked on September 2, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Georgia


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country the only way you would be entitled to get out of the balance of the lease you have with your landlord without recourse based upon what you have written is if you can prove that your landlord knew that the unit you were going to rent was in a high crime area and failed to disclose this material fact to you before you entered into your lease.

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