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Early Lease Termination by Battered Tenant

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The article also covers advocacy strategies, both through negotiation and litigation, in the absence of specific federal, state, and local laws covering survivors. The scope of the article includes private housing as well as leases in public and subsidized housing. Advocates may find this article useful for understanding what legal strategies may be employed by lawyers attempting to assist survivors with penalty-free, expedited, early lease termination.