Can my landlord take my current rent and put it towards my past due rent?

Asked on November 8, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

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MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Absolutely. This should help you be able to prevent an eviction. If you are behind in your rent, any monies you will pay (just like back mortgage payments) will go first to the amount past due for the month or months past due then any additional monies will keep going to the next amount until you are current.


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