• Landlord Filed Eviction Complaint but was Paid

    4 monthes ago - By Landlord-Tenant

    We have a landlord who is a private person/no management company. Included in our lease is a $10/day late fee for past due rent. As you can imagine, when a person comes into financial troubles like illness or unexpected job loss, this can get problematic. He has worked with us to create payment plans in the past but this time has refused. We fell almost 4 months behind before finally being able to raise enough to pay him, the whole time accruing more and more fees on top of old fees, etc. He demanded our vehicle titles as 'collateral' for the unpaid rent, even though we explained to him...
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