Asked by LeoniK
on 01-06-2018 01:00:22
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law
category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 300.00
Hi I would like to have some advice a friend of mine she and her boyfriend rented an apartment and it was under her name. She had to live somewhere else due to a change in her work but kept the rental agreement under her name. Then they broke up but stayed good friends. The contract ended in March and no new contract was signed. The owner and the boyfriend and the agency made a new agreement but not sure if it was in writing and is month to month. They gave a month notice a new tenant signed a contract. The deposits of the original contract was never paid out and now is paid to my friend because the original contract is in her name. Now the ex boyfriend is refusing to move out until he gets the deposit and the rental agency is doing an eviction notice on the ex boyfriend. But the qeustion I have is will the eviction be made against my friends name because the original contract is in her name? or because the lease agreement expired and there was a new arrangement between the owner, the agent and the ex boyfriend which mean It falls under his name now will the eviction notice be against his name? I just want to help my friend not get her name wrongfully damaged and want to give her advice can you help me
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