Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Pennsylvania

I am being evicted for nonpayment of rent. I owe 2 months rent, and due to financial difficulties cannot pay it at this time. I want to move out and live with my sister for awhile to get back on my feet. My question is, can't they use the double security deposit I gave them 3 years ago to cover the rent I owe? I know I owe them this money, and there is no damage to the house. Thankyou.

Asked on 9/17/13, 9:07 am

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John Davidson Law Office of John A. Davidson
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Actually that would be illegal. Now if there were no damages and thew refunded the security deposit you could then pay them.

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Answered on 9/17/13, 9:47 am

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