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Can my landlord charge me a late fee on rent when I have no

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Can my landlord charge me a late fee on rent when I have no working plumbing in my kitchen, and he's agreed I don't have to pay rent until this is fixed. And can I prorate rent for this problem. All rent has been paid on time until now. I've been trying to get this fixed for 2 months.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  barristerinky replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will try my level best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can.
Can you tell me what state this is in?
How is he charging you a late fee is he is waiving the rent due to the inoperable plumbing?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I live in Oregon. I looked up the law, and I told him I wouldn't pay rent until my plumbing was working. He agreed to that, but is now expecting rent tomorrow, when the plumber won't even be here until 7:30pm, and said there would be a late fee for the rent.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
And can I prorate my rent from the first until this is in working order?

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