Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Iowa

A renter is refusing to pay last months rent and wants to use the deposit as payment. the lease agreement states that they will receive their deposit after a home inspection at the end of the lease. Can they legally do this?

Asked on 5/04/13, 2:34 pm

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Robert Luedeman solo practitioner
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They're bound by the terms of the lease, as you are. The question really is, what can you do about it and how much money is involved.

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Answered on 5/05/13, 8:14 am

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