My roommates and I moved out of an apartment at the end of April 2015. Just last week, I got a letter from a collection agency saying that we owe our previous landlord about $2,900. I called the landlord and it seemed that their ledger was missing a few payments. We went back and provided proof of payment for the missing payments. However, there was 1 late fee of $107.50 since one of my roommates turn in his check late and they are asking us to pay for that. However, when we moved out, they said our accounts were paid in full and a month after we moved out, we got our security deposit back in full.
Do you have proof that they said your account was paid in full? If not you might be held responsible. Good Luck,
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It is almost inconceivable that they would sue you over $107.50, but, if you owe it, why not just pay it?
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