May daughter moved. Left her balance. I had to pay .set me back I was late with rent in June because of it...due 5th of the month..now july I'm late gave half, other half next week..trying to recover extra that 400 burden I had to pay in may, so i was late June paid in full,and now july.im late ,like I stated. I paid half..other half next week. can I get kicked out? Its def not 5th. I'm trying to get back on track
From your facts, it is unclear whether you have actually been served with a notice to quit. Before any eviction action for non-payment of rent, the landlord is required to serve you with a written fourteen-day notice to quit. Upon service, you can "cure" your non-payment by tendering the amount that is outstanding.
Assuming, arguendo, that you have been served, there is precedent on your question. Massachusetts courts have ruled that chronic late payment of rent is just cause to evict a tenant. However, the courts have since stated that late payment does not become just cause for eviction until the violation occurs on a continuing basis for more than 100 late days in any twelve-month period.
The facts you have provided do not state whether you have a combined 100 days of late payment, but the answer to your question is that yes, you can be served with an eviction notice due to late payment of rent.
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