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When to give notice of eviction in Massachusetts?

When to give notice of eviction in Massachusetts?

Either the landlord or the tenant can end a month-to-month tenancy-at-will by giving a written 30 days (minimum) notice to quit that must expire at the end of a rental period. Pay special attention if the notice to quit is given in February, which has less than 30 days.

Can a landlord give a 30 day notice to quit?

The landlord or tenant can end a month-to-month tenancy-at-will by giving a written 30 days (minimum) notice to quit that must expire at the end of a rental period. Pay special attention if the notice to quit is given in February, which has less than 30 days. If the notice to quit is served too late in January, it can’t end the tenancy by March 1.

When do you have to give notice of end of tenancy?

You must provide the same amount of notice (30 days or the interval between days of payment—whichever is longer) as the landlord. Be sure to check your rental agreement which may require that your notice to end the tenancy be given on the first of the month or on another specific date.

How to terminate a month to month rental agreement in Massachusetts?

Notice Requirements for Massachusetts Tenants. It is equally easy for tenants in Massachusetts to get out of a month-to-month rental agreement. You must provide the same amount of notice (30 days or the interval between days of payment—whichever is longer) as the landlord. Be sure to check your rental agreement which may require…

Either the landlord or the tenant can end a month-to-month tenancy-at-will by giving a written 30 days (minimum) notice to quit that must expire at the end of a rental period. Pay special attention if the notice to quit is given in February, which has less than 30 days.

When to give a tenant a 30 day notice to quit?

If the tenant pays all monies due, plus costs, interest and your court filing fees by the date their Answer is due in court, the tenant has an absolute right to stop the eviction. If you are evicting for a reason other than nonpayment, or for no reason, you must give the tenant a 30 day Notice to Quit.

Notice Requirements for Massachusetts Tenants. It is equally easy for tenants in Massachusetts to get out of a month-to-month rental agreement. You must provide the same amount of notice (30 days or the interval between days of payment—whichever is longer) as the landlord. Be sure to check your rental agreement which may require…

How to serve a termination notice in Massachusetts?

Check Massachusetts state law (Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 186 § 12) for the exact rules and procedures for how landlords must prepare and serve termination notices and for any special rules regarding how tenants must provide notice. See the Laws and Legal Research section of Nolo for advice on finding and reading statutes and court decisions.

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