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Deductions from security (by Diane [VA]) May 12, 2018 3:32 PM
       Deductions from security (by OPM [OR]) May 12, 2018 4:17 PM
       Deductions from security (by Vee [OH]) May 12, 2018 5:53 PM
       Deductions from security (by DJ [VA]) May 12, 2018 6:33 PM
       Deductions from security (by Steve [MA]) May 13, 2018 4:28 AM
       Deductions from security (by plenty [MO]) May 13, 2018 8:33 AM

Deductions from security (by Diane [VA]) Posted on: May 12, 2018 3:32 PM

My tenant is moving out and there are 2 separate late fess, a non refundable pet security deposit and bounced rent check fee that has not been taken care of yet. All of these are written in the lease. Which I went over in detail with tenant because of a not so sterling review with previous landlord. Can I deduct these from security deposit?

Deductions from security (by OPM [OR]) Posted on: May 12, 2018 4:17 PM

as long as there is prohabition in VA LL/tenant, or a statute of limitations, most likely you can --162.247.xx.xx

Deductions from security (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 12, 2018 5:53 PM

You should have a talk with the manager to shape up, and do not let this happen again.

Deductions from security (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: May 12, 2018 6:33 PM

You absolutely should! But, why wasn't the security fee (deposit) paid upon move-in?

Be careful, though - don't know whether that was a typo - a deposit is refundable, a pet fee can be non-refundable. Which one is in your lease?

Deductions from security (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: May 13, 2018 4:28 AM

The non refundable pet security deposit should have been taken care of at move in before they were given the keys. FYI deposit implies returnable, fees are not returnable. You should have called this a fee not a deposit.

The bounced check fee should have been handle during that rent cycle or at the very latest the next rent cycle. All of my rental agreement have a clause stating how monies received are applied. If your state allows it you should use a similar clause.

Deductions from security (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: May 13, 2018 8:33 AM

Did you notify them in writing... Ever... Like when it happened? Asking to be paid, in writing? If so i would deduct monies stating what they deduction is far. As outstanding and pass due --99.203.xx.xx

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