Tenant Stops Paying Rent, Landlord Takes Drastic Action 😲

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A landlord found himself in a difficult situation when his tenant, an ex-coworker, stopped paying rent. With the current laws in his country preventing eviction, the landlord sought advice from his lawyer brother. He decided to take a bold step by removing the locks from the doors of the rental property, hoping to scare the tenant into paying. The tenant eventually resumed payments, but not without accusing the landlord of putting his family's safety at risk.

Landlord's Financial Struggles 💸

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Tenant's Financial Situation 💰

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Tenant Stops Paying Rent 🚫

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Seeking Legal Advice ⚖️

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Landlord's Drastic Action 🔓

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Tenant Starts Paying Again 💵

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Landlord's Update 📝

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Offer for Tenant's Child 🏠

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Landlord's Message to Critics ✉️

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A Controversial Solution to a Rent Dilemma 🤔

After losing his job, a landlord relied on his rental property to make ends meet. When his tenant stopped paying rent, he sought legal advice and decided to remove the locks from the property's doors to scare the tenant into paying. The tenant eventually resumed payments but accused the landlord of putting his family in danger. The landlord has since made arrangements to recoup the missing payments and even offered housing for the tenant's child. The story has sparked a heated debate on the ethics of the landlord's actions. Share your thoughts! 💬

Landlord takes drastic action against tenant who stopped paying rent. NTA.

DogsAreMyDawgs | DogsAreMyDawgs

Landlords discuss the struggles of collecting rent during the pandemic. 💸

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Landlord stops rent, tenant complains about endangering his child. NTA.

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Shady coworker gets what he deserves 👏

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Tenant refuses to pay rent, landlord locks them out. NTA 👍

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant stops paying rent. NTA.

zmodine | zmodine

Landlord justified in removing locks after tenant refused rent payment 😊

cobylg | cobylg

Tenant stops paying rent during pandemic, landlord takes drastic action. NTA.

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant stops paying rent. NTA.

mmousey | mmousey

Tenant stops paying rent, landlord takes action. Ex-coworker criticizes. NTA.

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Landlord gets support after tenant stops paying rent 👏

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Landlord stands up to freeloading tenant, protects family's finances 💪

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Landlord wins the game, evicts tenant. NTA 👏

chaoticneutralnproud | chaoticneutralnproud

Be careful, taking illegal actions against tenants can backfire. 🚨

PasDeTout | PasDeTout

Former landlord sympathizes with non-paying tenant frustrations 😔

BigBlueD7664 | BigBlueD7664

Tenant stops paying rent, landlord takes drastic action 😲. Commenter explains UK tenancy laws.

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Tenant stops paying rent, landlord takes drastic action. NTA.

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Tenant deemed NTA for not paying rent, but at what cost? 🤔

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Tenant hasn't paid rent in 6 months, can landlord take action? 🤔

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Tenant withholds rent, but NTA commenter supports landlord's actions 👍

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This landlord is a total badass 💪

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Tenant called a parasite, landlord takes drastic action. 🐟

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Tenant faces consequences for not paying rent 😲

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Tenant praised for not being the a**hole in rent dispute 👍

ScoopsMcGooch | ScoopsMcGooch

Not the a**hole. But what did the landlord do? 🤔

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Landlord may have acted rashly, potential legal consequences 😕

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Tenant stops paying rent, landlord takes drastic action. Commenter shares frustration.

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Debate on the necessity of landlords and renting vs owning.

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Commenter accuses landlord of freeloading and inheritance, sparking debate.

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant puts family at risk 😱

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant stops paying rent. NTA.

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Landlord legally takes action against non-paying tenant. NTA 👍

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Landlord defends self, tenant argues against landlords' impact on housing crisis

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Landlord outplays tenant who stopped paying rent. NTA.

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Tenant vs landlord debate gets heated 😠

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Landlord takes drastic action, commenter calls out pandemic price-gougers. 👍

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Malicious compliance saves the day in landlord-tenant dispute 😎

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant stops paying rent 😲

Redbull_taker | Redbull_taker

Tenant stops paying rent, but this NTA commenter didn't. 😊

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Landlord takes drastic action on cheapskate tenant. NTA.

KaitlinS_11 | KaitlinS_11

Communication breakdown leads to drastic landlord action 😔

Puzzleheaded-Ad2795 | Puzzleheaded-Ad2795

Eviction is necessary, NTA for taking action 🙌

ComfortableZebra2412 | ComfortableZebra2412

Commenter calls out OP's rude behavior in rental dispute 🤔

MichelleDenice | MichelleDenice

Landlord takes drastic action against non-paying tenant 😲

awkwardplatypus11 | awkwardplatypus11

Collecting back rent? 💰 NTA means business 😎

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant stops paying rent. NTA 😊

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant puts child at risk 😲

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Tenant stops paying rent, landlord takes drastic action. NTA.

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Landlord receives support for evicting non-paying tenant 👍

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Fighting fire with fire 🔥 NTA takes drastic action

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Spelling correction sparks grammar debate in NTA comment.

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Landlord takes drastic action against rent-dodging tenant. NTA wins!

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NTA - Tenant not at fault? Tell me more 🤔

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Be prepared to evict the mooch. NTA 👍

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Landlord takes drastic action after tenant skips 6+ months rent. 💸

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