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I live in CA. I was behind in my rent in Aug, caught up, unlawful detainer dropped. (also on my receipt) Sept and Oct paid in full and on time. The owners wanted me to pay the late fees and attorney fees in 2 payments in Oct and Nov for costs incurred in August. (total $754.50) When I paid my Oct rent, by cashier check, they wrote on the receipt that $377.25 would be applied to the late fee for Aug and I only paid $1417.75 on Oct rent, and owe. Was served a 3 day notice to pay $377.25. In Sept, CA Consumer Affairs (DCA) told me the late fees were excessive (10% plus $5. per day) and my complaint is under investigation. I did not pay the additional $377.25 by the end of the 3 day notice.. Can they legally say I owe rent, which is what the 3 day notice had?Other parts of my complaint included the owners not fixing items. The L.A.Dept of Health was out on Oct 5, told the manager to make repairs in my apartment (toilets, plastering and painting) from a leak problem in Feb. The 3 day notice was served after this mandate. There is a forfeiture of agreement so based on the owners history, I feel this is also a way to not comply with repairs. They have a $2000 security deposit of mine. One woman manages another of their buildings and handles the legal aspects. She has issues with me, so I don't know the owners.