Partial Rent Payment from PHA Doesn't Bar Eviction Case

Facts: In June 2009, an owner gave written notice to a resident that she had breached the lease and must leave the premises. The next month, the owner filed an eviction case against the resident for failing to pay rent in a timely manner. In its lawsuit, the owner requested possession of the premises, judgment for the reasonable value of repairs for any damages to the premises, judgment for $139 representing past-due rent, interest at a rate of 10 percent per annum, and court costs and attorney's fees.

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