Chapel Hill, NC asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina

Q: Hello, My apartment manager is stating she is going to evict me even though I have the money for last month rent.

I was late for april rent and tried to pay april rent yesterday. She told me she cannot accept it unless i pay april and may. Then she stated that this policy is in the lease. When I asked her to show me the lease she would not and only said that it is in there. Can she legally do this even if the policy is not in the lease?

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N'kia (NLN)
N'kia (NLN)
  • Cary, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Under certain circumstances, a landlord is allowed to refuse past due rent payment, even when the lease doesn't reserve the right to do so. You should consult with a knowledgeable attorney about your rights and options.

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