change the original rental agreement. A landlordwho has a tenant-at-will must give a sixty (60)
days notice to the tenant before seeking to terminate the agre ent or change any term of the
original agreement. This means the landlord st give a tenant-at-will sixty (60) days notice
before imposing a rent increase or requesting thatthe tenant move. A tenant-at-will must give a
thirty (30) day notice to the landlord to terminateor change the originalagreement. To protect
your legal rights any and all notices should be in writing. When a tenant-at-will fails to pay rent
the landlord is not required to give they s(60) days notice, the landlord can demand
possession and immediately file a dispossessory affidavit seeking possession in court.
I am a tenant at will and I wish to terminate my lease. What notice do I have to give my landlord?
As a tenant-at-will, you are required to give your landlord a thirty (30) day notice of your
intention to terminate the rental agreement. It i best to for the tenant to provide this notice in
writing. If a tenant-at-will gives notice to the ndlord on July 15 of his intention to vacate the
responsible for the full August rent which came due before the lease terminated.
When should the tenant get a copy of the lease?
It is a good idea to get a copy of the leaseand any house rules before signing so you will
have a chance to review them. At a minimum, tenant should be given a copy of the lease and
responsibilities of the tenant andlandlord, it is important for boh parties to have a copy of the
lease to answer any questions. Keep your lease in a safe place.