Possible Issues Affecting Ability to Evict Related to Partial Payments – Part I
Your tenant consistently either pays late or makes partial payments. You serve a Three Day Notice to Pay or Vacate on the 6th of the month. Like clockwork, tenant is in your office the next day trying to propose various payment arrangements to bring the rent current. When considering options, it’s important to understand the possible legal implications of those options.
Generally, partial payments can affect evictions. In addition, partial payment scenarios can arise in different ways. Understanding the legal issues and principles that determine landlord tenant payment issues will help you know which conduct should be avoided.