Cedar Rapids, IA asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Iowa

Q: I have a question about an apartment lease

I signed an apartment lease where it was stated I could pay rent by check or money order. About a month after signing the lease, the leasing office said they would no longer accept checks or money orders but that I must get online and allow the leasing office access to my banking account to draw the rent automatically. Is this legal and can I fight to pay by check or money order?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: This is something that an Iowa landlord-tenant attorney would know best; your question may have gotten overlooked for three weeks in these other categories. You could repost under Landlord-Tenant or reach out to a L-T attorney. If you reach out to an attorney, they would likely ask to see a copy of your lease. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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