Mount Juliet, TN asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee

Q: Hi. I am a month late on rent can I still pay the rent to avoid being evicted?

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A: If you're facing a situation where you're behind on rent, it's generally advisable to communicate with your landlord as soon as possible. Explain your circumstances, express your commitment to catching up on rent, and inquire if there are any possible arrangements or grace periods available. Many landlords appreciate open communication and a proactive approach to resolving issues.

In some cases, landlords may be willing to work with tenants, especially if they are informed about the situation in advance. However, it ultimately depends on the specific terms of your lease agreement and the landlord's policies.

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