I and my boyfriend was living with other...

Asked by Linda2603 on 05-06-2019 11:17:12
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law category relating to Western Cape
Question value: R 300.00

I and my boyfriend was living with othert tenant in a house, but we did not Singh any agreements with the tenants but with the agency, we all were renting the house from. We gave notice as per our contract in writing and even more, dates than needed, we needed to move due to boyfriend losing his work and me being unable to afford our part of the rent on my own.

The lady at the agency said that we will lose our deposit due to us moving out before the lease is over.

I have done my part to get the tenant to take over my part of the lease but they keep turning the tenants away. Now a month after we all read moved out the lady that signed with us the contract is looking for R 2000 from me and has involved her son hoe has not signed the contract and have him threatening me by saying he is going to take me to court and sue me for R 10,000. I would like to know what can I do?

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