Is it legal for my landlord to refuse a money order if that is the specified form of payment on the lease?
Question Details: My landlord refuses any form of payment other than cash, even though it specifies in the lease that cash is not an acceptable form of payment.
A lease is a contract; the terms of a contract are legally enforceable and binding. If the terms of the lease state that you can pay by money order--and moreover, state that you *cannot* pay by cash--then your landlord must accept the money orders and cannot insist on cash. The landlord may not violate lease terms.
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