Can you be evicted due to non-payment of water bill?
If your rent is not 30 days past due?
Answered 4 years ago|
This is a tough question to give guidance on without looking at your lease agreement. The issue really revolves around if there is a breach of the rental contract. Is the water bill a part of the agreement and what does it say as to the agreement? Is it part of the "added rent" or is it a separate part of the contract? Also, you may not have to wait for the rent to be 30 days past due to evict for non-payment under a regular eviction case. Answers to these questions will help to determine the way you should proceeds here. If you are being evicted for non-payment of the rent then you have to put in an answer to the proceeding and raise affirmative defenses. Take the lease to someone to read for you. Good luck.
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