Procedure to get rent from tenant


Sir, for last 3 months tenant is not paying the rent.Please advise how to proceed.

Answers (3)


188 votes

You can file a petition against the client for eviction from premises on the ground of non payment of agreed rent. If tenancy is under a written agreement then you can refer it. If it's under an oral agreement then you need to prove the rent by some other means.


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You can file a petition for eviction before concern rent court. In your case, tenant didn't pay rent amount for 3 months, so you have the valid ground for filing eviction petition against your tenant.

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If you are holding any rental deposit, say amounting to 3 or 6 months' rent, you can appropriate it against the rental arrears, and inform the tenant accordingly. Or else, send him a legal notice demanding arrears of rent to be paid immediately.

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