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Subject:  Re: Breaking a lease Date:  2/9/2003  4:26 PM
Author:  catscanner Number:  168 of 182

My lease contract stipulates a $1500 lease breaking fee, plus return of all rent incentives. The "market rate" rent on the apartment is $990 per month, but we have been getting a $200 incentive per month making the rent $790. The whole "market rate" thing seems like baloney to me - if the market could support a rent of $990, then they wouldn't have had to add "incentives" to get the place rented out.


The lease is a contract. You agreed to the conditions when you signed it. It's unfortunate that they are so stringen