Does my landlord have a specific amount of time within which to tell me he suspects I missed a rent payment?

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Does my landlord have a specific amount of time within which to tell me he suspects I missed a rent payment?

For example, can my landlord accuse me of not paying rent 2 years ago?

Asked on December 4, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Utah

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It is entirely possible that your landlord can claim that you missed a payment for rent over two years ago. However, the landlord has to prove that you did which seemingly will be hard to do since you are still in the rental.


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