The law made simple - A reasonable time is now days, not weeks

Failure to respond within a reasonable time can expose the landlord to a claim for considerable damages if the proposed assignment or underletting falls through. A landlord that fails to respond promptly also loses the right to refuse consent even if it has good reason to do so.

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