No, if you accept rent now, after the existing tenancy has terminated but before filing a dispossessory warrant, you will create a new tenancy which would need to be terminated before you file a dispossessory affidavit. The new tenancy created would be a tenancyatwill and would require sixty (60) days notice to terminate. If you had already filed a dispossessory affidavit, you could accept payment of rent as it came due. This does not apply where a landlord seeks to evict for nonpayment of rent.
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