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Re: Can landlord refuse Joint account check?No! No! No!

Posted by me on September 05, 2001 at 00:03:19:

In Reply to: Can landlord refuse Joint account check? posted by Mike Keith on September 04, 2001 at 22:37:17: really has to do something about this guy DJ who keeps posting misinformation in response to posts.
To answer your question, the answer is no. Of course not. A joint account check, or a check from a third party for that matter, is perfectly acceptable. He cashes it and gets the money. This is another "nutty landlord" situation.

: Manhattan, rent stabilized written lease in a pre-war non-co-op non-condo building with about 25 or so apartments.

: A friend has had his girlfriend living with him for nearly two years -- his name is on the lease and hers is not. In recent months they got a joint checking account and have paid the rent with that joint-check, signed by him. For this month's rent, they sent in a joint check (this time signed by her, the non-lease holder).

: He got a call from his landlord saying that that joint check will not be accepted and to provide payment in another form.

: Can a landlord refuse legal tender?

: Thanks,

: Mike Keith

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