The acceptance of rent for a period beyond the expiration of the notice of termination during which the tenant remains in possession if:
The landlord notifies the tenant in writing in, or after the service of, the notice of termination for cause that the acceptance of rent while an action for possession is pending will not waive the right to terminate under the notice; and
The rent does not cover a period that extends beyond the date the rent payment is accepted.
The acceptance of rent paid for a rent obligation not yet due and paid more than one rental period in advance.
When a landlord must refund rent under this section, the refund shall be made to the tenant or other payer by personal delivery or first class mail and may be in the form of the tenant’s or other payer’s check or in any other form of check or money. [2007 c.906 §28]