When deciding (b), the court will take into account the nature of the offense, all previous offenses, whatever the owner/agent has done to remedy the offense, whatever you have done against the offense and the history of the lease. If the court does not make the order, your tenancy will be sued. • Periodic rental – Your lease is in progress for an indefinite period and your rent is paid regularly, normally per month or four weeks I am in a 6 month lease and I am 20 weeks pregnant. I have to resign 2 months in advance to leave. I have to find a bigger apartment before the baby is born, because I live in a studio. I notify the landlord in advance to ask if he can end the rental after 5 months instead of 6 months. Has anyone ever been in my situation or can they give me advice on how to approach the owner? Do I have to tell you now that I am in my first month of lease, or do you advise to wait and terminate 3 months before the end of the lease? I am afraid that they will take my deposit or push me to continue paying the rent until the end of the lease. I can`t afford to lose money because I need as much money as for the new apartment which is going to cost more. If you accept an early exemption from a tenant, you should formalize this agreement with a deed of surrender. I also need it to return my state rent deposit. If you rent a property for a temporary AST, you are required to pay your rent for the duration of the lease. Normally, you can no longer pay the rent and terminate your lease prematurely if: I wrote a whole blog post about how and why landlords should let their tenants evacuate prematurely if they wish, you should look at it…