Very complex question, and as presented, the facts are not all there. I would go back to your bk attorney and have him give you the answer. Here is the simple breakdown (simple meaning probably not 100% correct).
Any rent you owed them before filing, you don't pay.
Any rent you owe them after filing, you do pay.
Now, if there were assumptions of the lease or other related activities that occured during the course of your bankruptcy, that is beyond the scope of my simple answers.
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Just keep in mind that the landlord has the right to evict you now that you are post-discharge. Also you are going to be liable for any rent due after filing of the case because you're still using the apartment.
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