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Good morning. Have they sent you any notice to cure or vacate yet? Do you know when you will have the money and if you pay it late this month, will it be on time next month?
They can proceed and do not have to accept less than the full amout
You can ask them for another week or offer to pay both rents December 1, plus any late fees BUT if they do not want to wait or agree, they can start with the eviction. The eviction process takes time, so you could have a few weeks before you are evicted but they do not have to accept partial payments or wait to evict, if the rent is past due.
Ideally, they will work with you and understand your situation but the truth is that they are not obligated to. It would be better for them to help you out and wait, if you can pay in full, instead of having to deal with and go through the eviction process.
Speak with them this morning. Advise them of the garnishment and how you were injured and this was an isolated event and a bad month. Offer to give them a portion now and then pay the balance next week and promise to pay the rent on December 1, as well, so you are current. Explain that you will have the money plus any late fees and just need another week, with the Holidays, to become current.
I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!