Landlord not givinbg back unused cheques?

I am moving out in February and FULLY PAID for rent up until February 28th. My landlord confirmed receiving my notice but never responded to 2 requests to get my postdated rent cheques back

These rent cheques are not involved in the deposit at all – they literally would ve covered rent until the end of

I am moving out in February and FULLY PAID for rent up until February 28th. My landlord confirmed receiving my notice but never responded to 2 requests to get my postdated rent cheques back

These rent cheques are not involved in the deposit at all – they literally would ve covered rent until the end of April.

On Tuesday she will be able to cash an $800 cheque if it is not returned to me – she has no right to this money and I could see it accidentally getting cashed with her other properties.

I don t know what to do can the bank prevent her from cashing these cheques???
This is not a lease, this is a month-to-month tenancy. I give her 6 months of post dated cheques at a time for convenience, not thinking something like this would happen.

The reason I don't owe February rent is because it is the last month, which was prepaid when moving in years ago. If I had known I was

This is not a lease, this is a month-to-month tenancy. I give her 6 months of post dated cheques at a time for convenience, not thinking something like this would happen.

The reason I don't owe February rent is because it is the last month, which was prepaid when moving in years ago. If I had known I was moving I would not have given her the normal amount of cheques.

I gave 2 months notice in December – which she accepted and confirmed I owed her no rent after January's payment.

Best Answer:

JEM: You could always stop payment on those checks.

Other answer:

JEM:
You're leaving in February? Then you owe February's rent. Your landlord has every right to cash February's $800 check since you'll have use of the premises during that time so you owe rent for it.
As for the other checks – if you're getting out of your lease with the landlord's permission, you can have the bank stop payment on the checks.
If you are just up and leaving before the end of the lease, then the landlord has the right to cash ALL of the checks he has as you owe money through the end of your lease or, in the case that you're month to month, through the end of your notice period.
babyboomer1001:
Why did you give cheques to the landlord through the end of April if your lease expires at the end of February? It makes no sense. It seems odd that you are only now asking for your cheques back. If your lease goes through April, then you owe through April. You cannot just decide mid-lease to give notice and move out. If the landlord agreed to let you out of the lease early, then he is probably going to destroy them or return them with the unused portion of your security deposit, which would be returned to you by law – which is usually anywhere from 3 days to 30 days after you move out.
Tavy:
Phone your bank and stop them.
Make sure you have the cheque numbers to hand.
easy done.

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