also can a landlord only evict me on things that are listed in the notice to quit....They said I did some things that where not in mention in the notice to quit ...that where pretty bad. They are setting me up for sure. when i had a a tenant/landlord conference awhile back.....
Criminal Defense Attorney
It would depend on whether or not the landlord is accepting your payments as rent or use and occupancy payments. If it is being accepted without reservation, then it can be construed as rent, therefore entering you into a new term of tenancy. If that is the case, the landlord would have to terminate your rights to tenancy again by way of notice to quit. Obtain a copy of your returned cashed checks from your bank - look to see if they have use and occupancy or anything else written on them. That will go a long way toward determining your current rights.
Employment / Labor Attorney
If you have been paying rent since May 1 then it is likely (but not guaranteed) that the landlord would have to send a new notice to quit.
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Real Estate Attorney
It depends on whether or not your landlord reserved their rights to evict you and if they are accepting your payments as use and occupancy or as rent. That said, a court may still find that given the amount of time that has elapsed and the acceptance of payments has reinstated your tenancy. If you have concerns, you may want to bring any rental documents and notices to a landlord/tenant law attorney for review.
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