Landlord Not Liable for Damage after Month-to-Month Tenancy Terminated
Facts: A medical tenant clinic signed a lease that it renewed for an additional five-year term. During the initial and renewal term, the tenant paid monthly rent on time. After the renewal term was over, the tenant didn’t renew the lease formally; it continued to stay in the space and pay rent on a month-to-month basis. The landlord didn’t object to this arrangement and the “implied” month-to-month tenancy continued for several months, until the tenant stopped paying rent and stopped using the space, but didn’t remove any medical equipment.