Can my tenant “overpay” or underpay and carry a balance? March 06, 2018 20:05 Updated The tenant is not able to adjust the payment amount. It is set by the landlord. They can only pay the requested amount. Related articles How do I change the rent amount? Can my renter pay weekly? Bimonthly? What happens if my lease is longer than 12 months or we renew the lease for another 12 months? How do I check the status of a payment? Will you report rent payments to the credit reporting agencies?