Instruct Staff Not to Accept Rent Checks from Nonresidents

Instruct Staff Not to Accept Rent Checks from Nonresidents



From time to time, you or a staff member may get a rent check from someone other than the resident named on the lease. If you deposit the check and it turns out that the resident is illegally subletting his unit to the person who sent the rent check, you could run into problems. A court may rule that you have had knowledge of and consented to the sublet by accepting and depositing the rent check even if you never intended to.

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