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Subleasing

Subleasing is when a tenant rents his/her apartment to someone for part of his/her lease (e.g. for the summer). You may want to rent your apartment to someone else to avoid breaking your lease. A tenant can sublease to another as long as the Lease does not forbid it.If you want to sublease: more...

What is a lease?

***PLEASE READ BEFORE USING THIS DOCUMENT***The following document ONLY applies to jurisdictions in Kentucky that have enacted the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act. These jurisdictions are: Barbourville, Bellevue, Bromley, Covington, Dayton, Florence, Lexington-Fayette County, Georgetown, Louisville-Jefferson County, Ludlow, Melbourne, Newport, Oldham County, Pulaski County, Shelbyville, Silver Grove, Southgate, Taylor Mill and Woodlawn. more...

What is a lease? - Non-URLTA

***PLEASE READ BEFORE USING THIS DOCUMENT***The following document applies to jurisdictions in Kentucky that have NOT enacted the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (URLTA). If you live in a jurisdiction that HAS enacted URLTA (Barbourville, Bellevue, Bromley, Covington, Dayton, Florence, Lexington-Fayette County, Georgetown, Louisville-Jefferson County, Ludlow, Melbourne, Newport, Oldham County, Pulaski County, Shelbyville, Silver Grove, Southgate, Taylor Mill and Woodlawn), see the URLTA version of this document. more...

Your landlord is breaking the lease?

If there is anything stated in your lease that your landlord does not follow (e.g. not performing a duty s/he is supposed to, not allowing you to do something that the lease says you can do, etc.), then you can do something about it. Keep in mind that there are often extenuating circumstances that prevent your landlord from obeying the lease immediately. COMMUNICATE with your landlord and be sensitive if s/he is in a situation that prevents him/her from being prompt. more...

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