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Tenant Letters

  1. Notice of Remedy Condition letter
    The law requires your landlord to maintain your home in a safe, decent, sanitary, and livable way. At the first sign of a problem in your home, call the landlord and send this letter. To create legal options, tenants must notify their landlords about problems IN WRITING!
    Download the Conditions Letter (DOC).

  2. Violation of Privacy letter
    This letter can be used if your landlord has made an illegal entry into your home. The law generally requires the landlord to give you 24 hours notice of coming into your home!
    Download the Violation of Privacy Letter (DOC).

  3. Security Deposit letter
    Give your landlord, IN WRITING, your forwarding address when you move out. Once you have left, the landlord has 30 days to return your security deposit. If you do not get all of it back, the landlord must send an itemized statement regarding the deductions. If you paid more than one month's rent for your security deposit, you should receive interest on the amount that is greater than your security deposit. There are two versions provided for your convenience.
    Download the Security Deposit Letter (DOC).

  4. Notice of Forwarding Address
    This is a standard form for you to use for giving your landlord notice of your forwarding address.
    Download the Notice of Forwarding Address (DOC).

  5. Notice of Intent to Breach Contract
    This is another form letter to inform your landlord that you will be breaching your rental agreement.
    Download the Notice of Intent to Breach Contract (DOC).

  6. Notice of Neighbor's Interference
    This is a letter to your landlord notifying him/her that the neighbors are hindering your stay at your place.
    Download the Notice of Neighbor's Interference (DOC).
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