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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Luedeman solo practitioner

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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