With websites such as Airbnb exploding, unscrupulous tenants have been causing landlords a lot of problems and costing landlords a lot of money. Many cities have ordinances that prevent short-term renting. A debate about whether those laws are good for the community or bad it’s for another article. But they exist and landlord needs to be wary.
In a residential multi-family apartment community, the tenant wants to rent a two-bedroom unit. The tenant signs a lease and pays all the initial move-in money owed. After getting the keys and just a few days later before bringing any of their property into the rental unit, the tenant decides they do not want to stay there. Is the tenant allowed out of their lease and a refund?