Landlord wants rent for period after 30 day notice
On June 10 I gave my landlord a written notice stating that I intended to vacate the property on July 15. I pay my rent monthly on the first. They were on vacation July 1st so I deposited $250 into their bank account – the prorated portion for July 1 – 15. They now want an additional $250 plus $35 late fee for July 15-30 because they say they do not have to prorate the rent. My rental agreement says Ican give a 30-day notice at anyttime.
I also requested the landlord meet me to do a walk through before i turned in the keys (they never notified me of my right to a pre-move out inspect) and he stated everything was fine. Then i get a letter in the mail saying they are keeping my deposit for damage and cleaning – the house was empty when he did the walk through and he said everything was fine. I was never given the opportunity to correct anything that was wrong.
I don’t know what to do. Please help.