Bloomington, IN asked in Landlord - Tenant for Indiana

Q: Can your landlord let rent a center into your home to reposess items if you are behind on 2 payments w/o your approval

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A: A landlord generally does not have the authority to allow Rent-A-Center or any other third party to enter your home without your permission to repossess items, even if you're behind on payments. Landlords have certain responsibilities and limitations when it comes to entering rental properties. Rent-A-Center is a business that operates under specific rules and regulations regarding repossession of rented items. They typically need to follow the legal process, which may involve obtaining a court order, before entering a property to repossess items. If Rent-A-Center or your landlord attempts to enter your home without your permission to repossess items, you should familiarize yourself with Indiana's landlord-tenant laws and consumer protection laws.

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