Is it right for my roommate to keep me bound to a month-to-month lease?

I am current on a month-to-month lease with another roommate. However we have some unresolvable differences and I wish to move out. He says that I am responsible for paying the rent until when he decides it is okay to move out. Should he be responsible for finding a replacement if I give him at least 30 days notice? Management refuses to step in and requires that he and I both agree to sign a mutual roommate release agreement in order for me to move out.

Asked on March 7, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania


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