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From a legal perspective, if you put the rent in the box authorized by the landlord, then you paid your rent. Accordingly, the only question is whether you actually put the money in the box. If your landlord were to try to evict you for failure to pay rent, then you would explain to the judge that you paid the rent with money orders and that the box was broken into (I would have other tenants testify as to that fact, and obtain a copy of the police report). The best that the landlord can do is say to the judge that you shouldn't be believed since you don't have receipts. Well, unless the landlord has other evidence indicating that you didn't actually pay the rent, or unless you come across as lying in court for some reason, then the judge would have to rule against the landlord for failing to provide contradictory evidence indicating that you failed to pay rent.
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