Flip is Now Caretaker - Here’s Why

Can I use Leaseholder to assign or transfer my lease?

The Caretaker Leaseholder plan will help you figure out the best way to get out of your lease with landlord approval and without paying a penalty fee. This usually means subletting, and you'll get access to the best tools available for managing a sublet.

If your landlord has said that they would prefer you to find a replacement who will sign a new lease or have the lease transferred to them, then your applicant will need to go through your landlord's application and leasing process. Unless they are also using Caretaker, this means you'll leave our site as soon as you find a replacement. Your subscription won't be automatically canceled for you, so make sure to cancel it yourself.

Note: If your building asks you to add an occupant to your lease rather than sublet, you should still follow the normal sublet process on our site. We refer to subletting and adding an occupant interchangeably.

Listing setup

Follow all our normal processes and website prompts to setup your listing until you come to the Landlord (Tenant) Requirements section. Here, select that you do not need landlord approval. You should set the requirements your landlord has for new leases (the same criteria you had to meet when you moved in).


If someone applies, you’ll be able to see their profile (including their background/credit check and income, if applicable) and message them via Caretaker.

At this stage, if you decide to move forward with the applicant, you’ll need to complete the remainder of your building’s lease transfer/assignment process outside of Caretaker, directly with your building and the applicant. You should not proceed with signing a sublease agreement on Caretaker unless you intend to sublet.

Our support team can only assist with sublet applications so you'll be on your own here. After you complete the lease transfer/assignment process, be sure to cancel your plan so you no longer get charged.

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