I rented an apartment because of a promotion. They said all fees and deposits would be covered by $250, and my first month would be free. My lease explicity states that my rent was free for the first month, and administration fees are $100. It does not state anything about how much the security deposit is. The apartment complex told me that their application fees are normally $50 and there are no other fees other than the two I mentioned. Now they're refusing to return the remaining $100 because they say it was part of the promotion and not a security deposit. Where did that extra $100 go if not to a security deposit?
Teri Walter - Since I paid $250, and they said only $100 was for administrative fees, are they allowed to tack on the extra $100 as whatever they want?