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If you leave your apartment for a long time, can your landlord change the locks?

Aug 21, 2023

In Episode 14, we see a tenant who drove a U-Haul up to his apartment, removed most of his possessions, and drove away for eight months. When he came back, the landlord had changed the locks. Would the court restore this tenant to possession? And why?

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