Tenant vacated at landlord's request #25760.

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Former tenant sued landlord in small claims court, seeking return of his $1,600 security deposit. Landlord in turn asked for $5,000 in unpaid rent. The court ruled for tenant but also ruled that landlord was entitled to one month's rent at $1,600. Tenant appealed and won. Landlord admitted that he told tenant on April 29, 2012, that he wanted to terminate the lease. Tenant moved out on April 30. So tenant...

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