What is the standard notice period for a tenant for terminating a lease in France? The apartment in question is unfurnished.
I know that it used to be 3 months for unfurnished and 1 month for furnished. However, I was told that recently (within the past year) this has been dropped to 1 month even for unfurnished apartments, but only in certain popular areas in some cities. Is this correct? I am unable to find any references online. I am interested in Lyon and Villeurbanne in particular.
I am in a situation where I may not know 3 months in advance whether I will be able to keep a job in the same city or whether I will need to move (likely away from France). Either way I am going to talk to the landlord well in advance and see if we can come to some agreement. However, I do not expect that they will do anything for me beyond what is legally required. So first I want to have a better understanding of the regulations.