Can a landlord still evict us if we’ve already paid them?

We paid yesterday and we got a notice to be out in 7 days. Our payment was late because of the power outages.

Asked on July 3, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Ohio


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If the only grounds for eviction was non-payment and you have paid the landlord all amounts due and owing, then no--the landlord should not be able to evict you. If there were grounds independent of non- or late payment, such as your violation of material (important) lease terms, however, the landlord may still be able to proceed against you.

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