Orlando, FL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: Can I be evicted if I payed my rent on time, but the complex gave me a letter saying I didn't?

I payed my rent on the first. The money was taken out of my account and I received a letter saying I didn't pay. I've called them and emailed them and nothing. It's been a week and about 2 days ago I received a reply saying they are looking into it.

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Michael  Mayoral
Michael Mayoral
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Coral Gables, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Generally speaking, your landlord should not be able to legally evict you for non-payment of rent if you indeed paid rent on time. Maintain your records and contact a local landlord-tenant attorney if the situation escalates.

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