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My lease expired on 10/31/15, and I went without a lease

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Hi, my lease expired on 10/31/15 , and I went without a lease for 3 months, paying the amount stipulated on this lease (without any complaints from LL at this point). A new lease was drafted on 1/31/16, with an increased rent. My landlord now wants me to pay the difference for the 3 months in-between. Can they do that?
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Ely replied 7 months ago.

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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Can you please clarify:

1) What state is this in,

2) Has the new lease been signed by you, and

3) Does the new lease include the difference, or is the difference an extra amount they are verbally asking for?

This is not an answer, but an information request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.

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