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My rent must e paid on the first of every month, with a five

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my rent must e paid on the first of every month, with a five day grace period, but the bill to pay the rent is received on the 28th of the month. the check to pay the rent was mailed on the 28th of the month, but the landlord did not receive the payment until a day after the grace period expired, therefore the landlord charged me $ 80.00 late fee. what can do?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: Pennsylvania
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: the landlord sent us a bill for the late payment
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 2 months ago.

Hello: This isCustomer Welcome to JustAnswer! I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry to read about your difficulties.

Could you explain a little more?

Does your lease provide for a late fee?

Thank you for your cooperation.