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water bill (by Alicia [IL]) Jun 15, 2023 10:12 PM
       water bill (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jun 16, 2023 8:00 AM
       water bill (by plenty [MO]) Jun 16, 2023 8:01 AM
       water bill (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Jun 16, 2023 10:09 AM

water bill (by Alicia [IL]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2023 10:12 PM

State Specific Question About: ILLINOIS (IL)

Can a current tenants water be shut off because a previous tenant did not pay his water bill 5 years ago.


water bill (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2023 8:00 AM

If the municipality bills the specific tenant, then they should not get punished. My question - after five years why didn't the owner take care of this small problem before it became a real issue?

In your state, water bills are typically lien-able if the water source is public. So I would encourage you as the landlord to take care of this issue if it is specific to that piece of property.

Then again, if the tenant was living at a different property five years ago and left owing money and the municipal authority is authorized to bill tenants and learned that the tenant owed them money - pay up. This is hard, pay your bills.

Lets all make the routine things happen routinely.


water bill (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2023 8:01 AM

Did the water company turn off the water because of a previous tenants water bill from five years ago? --172.59.xxx.xxx

water bill (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2023 10:09 AM

Unpaid utility bills are precedent to unpaid rent where it is important to thorough credit checks on all adult applicants what happens is they put on property taxes where and paying where the owner will be responsible for water, sewage charges. Most municipalities will not even allow tenants to sign up. --74.220.xxx.xxx

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