I found out a few days ago that our landlord is so fed up with their complaints about the apartment, the neighbors, the everything, that he either wants to lock us in for another two years or end the lease early. My roommate says that after she and her fiancee (my other roommate) get married in february they intend to end the lease ASAP. I haven't gotten any notice from the landlord himself, this is all coming from my roommate. The fiancee is the lease owner, so I know i'm not legally obligated to anything and ultimately it's his decision whether or not they move out.
the problem is, our relationship has taken some hits since we moved in and while we are fine for right now, I am not sure if she is trying to trick me into moving out or if she's serious. I can't afford to live on my own, I have moved 4 times in the last 3 years and I actually LIKE where I live right now. I want to negotiate with my landlord and see if he is willing to transfer the lease to my name and find new roommates if I sign for two more years like he seems to want. I like my odds, I've been unseen and unheard since the day I moved in and I have proof of employment AND my credit has improved greatly since I moved in. So there's going to be no tricking me, the landlord needs to give written notice that he intends to take the apartment back. I just don't know how to go about doing this. Do I start talking to him now and risk unveiling that they've lied to me? Or wait for written notice and then make my move? I don't think this is a problem for a lawyer, I just need some solid advice. I only have a few months to figure it out!