We got behind on rent, last month we paid all but 40.00. now he says we owe him over 100.00 because of late fees. Then this month we only had 430 towards rent (we pay 725),he said we need all money by 8th or he evicting us.but he keeps adding late fees which is making it very difficult, Im on ssi and cant afford to pay that much a month. My daughter works part time and helps with rent but late fees are ridiculous.We have been making payments to him but he still charges late fee.
If your lease specifies a late fee, then landlord can charge it. If rent is not paid in full, then landlord can proceed with the eviction process by giving a 3 day notice, then filing an eviction action. The court will schedule a hearing in a couple weeks, and if it grants the eviction will give you 7 to 10 days to vacate. So try to work it out with landlord.
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