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Forgot to ask you a couple of questions. 1. Can I deduct

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Hi,Forgot to ask you a couple of questions.1. Can I deduct from the rent the cost we paid to clear the toilet amounting to $520.
2. Can the landlord charge a one day late fee of $50 when paying the rent even tough in the contract ? I understand it is illegal.Thanks
Abdulla Mangalore
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Damien Bosco replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Damien Bosco replied 11 months ago.

Usually you have to keep rent separate from warranty of habitability claims. Meaning that rent should be paid and a separate claim is made. A landlord can charge a late fee if in the lease.