if I am paying until the end of my lease but moving out early, can the landlord rent out before my lease exires?

I am giving a 60 day notice as of the 1st of next month. My lease runs 3 months. I plan on paying until the end of the lease but I am leaving a month early. My landlord cannot rent out my apartment until the end of the lease, correct?

Asked on July 21, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Colorado


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Correct.  Your landlord can not even enter your apartment - except what he or she would have the right if you were still there: emergency, upon notice for a legitimate reason like repair, etc. - as you are still the legal tenant.  Good luck.

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