Philadelphia, PA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Ohio

Q: Can the landlord still evict us after accepting partial payment of rent? Notice came after payment was accepted.

3 day notice came while I was in the hospital delivering my daughter. After discharged I turned in a prc voucher for a portion of the past due balance, but received an eviction notice a few days after. For the original full amount of the past due balance. Would the landlord have to resubmit eviction paperwork?

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Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If landlord accepts any payment after starting the eviction process, then landlord must start all over again. But if a partial payment is made and accepted, a landlord can file an eviction after that, since the rent was not paid in full.

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