Can Tenant Apply Security Deposit to Last Month’s Rent?

July 7, 2020

Your tenant asks you to apply the security deposit to the last month of the lease. Do you have any control over that request? If you say no to it, do you file an eviction? Does the owner have any say over this? There are several potential pitfalls in this scenario; learn more about what could happen in this week’s NARPM Radio podcast featuring property management attorney Harry Heist. As always, check with your attorney on any applicable state or local laws that may apply.