Tenant substantially complied with order to pay back rent #24316.

Position:EVICTION
 
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Landlord sued to evict tenant for nonpayment of rent. The court ruled

for landlord but delayed execution of the eviction warrant until June 30, 2011, for tenant to pay $986 without further extensions. Tenant later asked for a further stay until July 8, 2011, showing the court money orders for the full $986, but said she didn't give the money to landlord until he came to collect on July 7. She claimed that she had no way to contact landlord unless he came to the apartment and that he refused to accept payment on that date because it didn't include July rent of $493.

The court ruled against tenant, noting that one of her money orders was for $493 and dated July 16, 2011. The other was for $493 dated July 6, 2011...

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