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I am sorry to hear that you are running into this problem..
What is the landlord's response to you telling them that you can't pay until later on? (other than the 5 day)
Will they hold off on any eviction action and give you a chance to get caught up with any rent and late fee?
What is your legal question I can help with this evening?
Ok, that pretty much stinks.. But basically if the landlord won't work with you, then he can pursue a formal eviction through the courts once the 5 day notice expires. He doesn't have to, but he can.
You would be looking at about another 3 weeks or so before he could legally have the sheriff force you to leave if the landlord wanted to aggressively pursue this.
With that said, your best recourse here is to be completely honest with them and explain the situation and how you will be able to pay the rent on XX Day. Then it is up to the landlord about whether to give you a break or not.