My rent is $1200, I gave landlord $800 and he accepted the money. Since my roommate left and I cannot afford the unit I am looking for a new place and living my last month's rent. However, he filed an eviction for the remaining $400 and is not allowing me to live my last month's rent. What can I do?
Last months rent is what it says...last month on the lease, not any month you want to use if for. When you break a lease its generally forfeit.
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I agree, one can't just "live my last months rent." You are in default, and can be evicted, and held liable for the ENTIRE term of rent.
Hope this helps, although I'm pretty sure it's not what you wanted to hear.
Hope this helps.
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