Asked by Junior on 02-05-2021 12:01:46
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law category relating to Gauteng
I trust you are well.
Due to financial constraints I was unable to pay my rent this month. I did engage the landlord but he just wants his rent and will not opt to use my deposit or settle some agreements with me, he just wants full payment. What are my options and rights legally?
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 03-05-2021 23:58:02
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You have the right to terminate your lease by giving 20 business days' notice.
Unfortunately, that's about it, because you really do have an obligation in terms of the lease to pay your rent in full and on time.
What were you thinking of doing?
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