Late Fees

A landlord may impose, pursuant to a rental agreement, a late charge on any rental payment five days or more late, of the greater of $15 or 5percent of the rental payment, but no more. A late fee may be imposed only one time for each late rental payment and may not be deducted from a subsequent rental payment so as to cause the subsequent rental payment to be in default.

Speak to an Experienced Landlord Tenant Law Attorney Today

This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified landlord tenant lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local landlord tenant attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.

Additional Landlord Tenant Law Articles

Search LawInfo's Landlord Tenant Law Resources