Since there appears to have been a part performance of the new arrangement by both sides, the new arrangement appears to be a valid enforceable contract.
Under PA law, if a tenant is behind in the rent and has an oral lease with the landlord, the landlord needs to give only fifteen (15) days notice between April 1st and September 1st, but thirty (30) days notice between September 1st and April 1st.
If the tenant is not out of the property by the end of the eviction notice, the landlord must follow the procedure through the District Justice's office by filing a new complaint for possession.
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