Posted by Jim Rayner on August 30, 2000 at 22:53:12:
These are the documents we use. They are based on Massachusetts tenant landlord law. You should check your local laws many state require a notice to terminate in order to change the terms and conditions of a month to month rental agreement. Hope they help.
MY HOW TIME FLYS
Yes, it hardly seems possible that a whole year has nearly past, but it has.
We want to thank you for being one of our VIP Residents by offering you the opportunity to Re-new your lease. In approximately 60 Days your lease will automatically expire if you choose not to renew it for another year. We hope that you will want to continue occupancy.
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Enclosed are three very important documents required to either renew or terminate your current lease or rental agreement.
If you wish to renew your lease at the terms provided, complete the Renewal of Lease document and return it to our office by the date specified.
If you wish to terminate your lease, complete the Notice of Intent to Vacate Apartment Form and return it to our office by the specified date.
Also enclosed is the Statutory Notice to Quit, required under Massachusetts General Law Chapter 186. If you do not renew your lease and/or pay the renewal rent rate, or if you do not vacate you will have been properly notified, in accordance with the law, of the resulting actions.
Again, Thank You and we certainly hope that you choose to renew your lease
Your lease on your unit will expire on : __________________. We hope that you will want to continue occupancy, so we request that you sign all copies of the lease renewal and return all copies to us on or before _________________. Thank You.
RENEWAL OF LEASE
THIS RENEWAL AGREEMENT dated _______________ is a rider to and forms a part of the original lease (the ?lease?) dated _______________ between _________________________________
__________________________, Lessor and ___________________________________
__________________________, Lessee(s), for the _______________________ located at ____________________________________________________________________.
The Lease is hereby extended for an additional term of ________________ months commencing on ____________________________and ending on _________________________ and the Term Rental Rate during this period shall be _______________________________________________Dollars( $ _______________) payable in monthly installments on the last day of each month in advance of __________________________Dollars ($).
ADDITIONAL DEPOSIT required is ______________________Dollars ($).
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All other covenants and conditions of the lease shall remain in effect, and no covenant or condition of the lease shall be deemed waived by any action or non-action in the past.
STATUTORY NOTICE TO QUIT
With an Offer to Renew Tenancy
TO: Tenant: _________________________________________________________
In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 186 of the Massachusetts General Laws, you are hereby notified of your landlord’s intention to terminate your tenancy without cause. Therefore, you are hereby notified to Quit and Deliver Up 0n __________________________ , the premises now held by you, namely: the premises at
If you wish to enter into a new tenancy at will effective on ___________________ the Monthly Rent shall be $________(_____________________________________________________Dollars) and an additional last month deposit of
$(____________________________________________________________Dollars) will be required.
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HEREOF FAIL NOT, OR WE SHALL TAKE DUE COURSE OF LAW TO EVICT YOU THEREFROM.
Very truly yours,