Asked in Real Estate Law and Small Claims for Missouri

Q: I have a really problem here it's my first time renting a apartment. And my question is about paying my rent

I paid my landlord $200 for deposit and 525$ for the rent But the date was june 29,2020 and the landlord called and says I need to pay my rent for July ..but my question is what about the 525$ What is for ? Is it only for the 2 days of june ? I need some answer please

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1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: You'll need to read your lease. Generally, rent for the month is due on the first of the month and if someone moves in mid-month the tenant owes pro-rated rent for the first month.

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