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FAQ: After my lease expired, the landlord continued to accept my monthly rental payments, what rights do I have?

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FAQ: After my lease expired, the landlord continued to accept my monthly rental payments, what rights do I have?

After my lease expired, the landlord continued to accept my monthly rental payments, what rights do I have?  

After expiration of the old lease, if the landlord accepts rent and permits the tenant to remain, a tenancy-at-will has been created. The terms of the original lease would still apply to the tenancy except that the landlord can terminate or change the terms with a sixty (60) day notice. The tenant could terminate the lease with a thirty (30) day notice to the landlord.

Last Review and Update: Jul 25, 2011