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Customer: My name is ***** ***** Taperino. I'm trying to get an answer for my son. He pays $975 per month rent. If he is late at all, he must pay $1400.00 for that month via certified check. $425.00 late fee sound exhorbitant to me, yet the judge upholds it for this apartment complex. He has explained he gets paid every other week, and can sometimes be a couple of days late. Is there a maximum a landlord can charge for one month's late fee?
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Customer: What would you like me to provide? If there is a maximum late fee to be charged, at those times he cannot pay timely due to his payroll schedule, I would like to help him be more knowledgeable.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Copperlaw replied 1 year ago.

Good evening, can you please let me know what Province you are referring to as each Province has different legislation regarding residential tenancy.

Jim

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