CSP Chapter 5 Quiz: The End of the Rental Agreement and Moving Out Quiz Please purchase the course before taking this quiz. 5 A landlord never has the right to terminate a lease early.1 b. False. A landlord has the right to terminate a lease early when the tenant does something to breach (break) the lease agreement. a. True. The lease guarantees the tenant the right to live in the property for the full time period designated in the lease. 5 What happens if a tenant’s deposit does not cover the cost of repairs for the damages done by the tenant or their guest/s to the property?1 a. Nothing. The tenant is free and clear once they’ve moved all their belongings out. b. The landlord can take of some of the tenant’s belongings, as compensation. c. The landlord can pass the expense along to other tenants the landlord rents to. d. The landlord can send the tenant an invoice to cover the shortfall. 5 When a landlord begins to rightfully evict a tenant, who else gets involved in the eviction?1 b. Other tenants of that landlord. c. Anyone the landlord wants to hire. a. The landlord’s family members. d. The court that oversees the eviction process. 5 There is nothing a landlord can do to try to get the tenant to resolve a breach and comply.1 a. True. A landlord cannot rightfully end a lease, so there’s nothing else they can do. b. False. A landlord can deliver a 10-Day Notice (“notice to comply”) or a 3-Day Notice (“pay-or-vacate”) 5 If a tenant must end a lease early and move out, a landlord is not obligated to find a new tenant to fill the vacancy.1 b. False (in WA state). The landlord must make reasonable effort to find a new tenant and re-rent the property. a. True. The tenant caused the vacancy and so the landlord doesn’t have to fill it. 5 When a rental lease agreement runs out, the tenant must move out.1 a. True. The lease stated the full term the tenant could hope to live in that property. b. False. The tenant can renew a lease or negotiate a new lease. 5 True or false: A tenant is expected to return the rental property to its original condition at move in, minus some regular wear and tear.1 a. True. This is the tenant’s responsibility at move out. b. False. Tenants only need to move their belongings out. 5 A landlord can do other things to retaliate against a tenant who’s not complied with a lease.1 b. No. A landlord cannot retaliate. The legal penalties governing retaliation are substantial. a. Yes. The law is clear that a landlord can do things to force a tenant to comply, like change the locks or cut off the electricity. 5 Which of these unusual circumstances would allow a tenant to end a lease early without penalty?1 a. when a tenant starts active military duty d. any of these qualify a tenant to end a lease early c. when a landlord breaches the lease b. when a tenant’s safety is at stake 5 When a tenant is planning to move out of a rental property after the lease expires, how much advanced notice should the tenant give the landlord?1 a. No advanced notice is needed. The landlord should assume they know the tenant plans to move out. b. A couple of days before moving out should do it. c. A week before moving out should be enough. d. A month’s notice is a courtesy the tenant should give the landlord.