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While a lease agreement should be a finalized agreement between both landlord and tenant, a party is allowed to introduce other evidence, circumstantial or verbal that might contradict the actual written agreement.
For this reason, the lease agreement in itself may not cover you if the landlord was to sue you in the justice or municipal court for the last two month's rent.
The landlord would be entitled to produce evidence that you had lodged $995 each month so far.
This would contradict the lease agreement and may highlight that the dollar amount in the lease was in fact a mistake.
For this reason, I know it's not what you want to hear, the lease dollar amount would not fully cover you in case the landlord sued you.
I am giving neutral advice and information about the law. This is a contractual dispute and this is how the courts deal with these kinds of disputes. They allow the introduction of external evidence where two parties are disputing a dollar amount in the lease.
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