Eviction Letter Template

One of the ways in which nature tests are annoying tenants. O yeah! I am serious. If you ever had an encounter with teasing tenants you can understand why did I call it nature’s test.

Since you rent your property or land with the objective to generate some income, there come times when renting your property starts affecting you inversely. This happens when your tenants delay paying rents, violate contract rules, or misuse your property. In all such cases, you should think about writing an eviction letter to them.

Eviction letters are used to notify tenants to evacuate your place until the given date. These letters are legal letters and in case the tenant refuses to take your letter seriously, you can file a petition to seek legal help.

Since eviction letters are legal letters, they should be written in business letter format. It is recommended to write your letter as professionally as you can. Here are some tips to follow while writing eviction letters.

  • Do not send eviction letters by email. Either give the letter by hand, or by post.
  • Keep a duplicate letter with you
  • Explain your tenant why do you want to kick him out. Your tenant might accidentally be a good person and may think to correct his mistake.
  • Do not try to threaten your tenant. This can be costly for you if the matter is raised in the court.
  • Mention the deadlines and eviction dates properly.

Professionally and decently written eviction letters usually reap good results. It is in the favor of your tenant as well as you do not lose the grip on ethics.

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If you’re looking forward to getting rid of an annoying tenant using an eviction letter, we’re helping you here with our samples.

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Eviction letter template

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Sample #1

You have been my tenant for the past 3 years. It is now time that you must vacate the apartment as per the expiration of the lease period. I no longer wish to renew the lease agreement as I would need the apartment for my son’s marriage which is after two months. For this reason, I am serving you with prior notice of two months so that you may be able to find a suitable place for yourself.

Sample #2

You have been a tenant to me for the past 5 years. The lease agreement was renewed each time the expiration date approached. But this time, I am afraid that this will not be possible. You need to vacate the apartment upon the expiration period as I wish to sell the apartment. It would no longer be available for tenancy.

I am serving this notice to you well before time so that you may look for other available apartments for tenancy.

Sample #3

You have been in possession of my house for 8 years. This time I am afraid I won’t be able to renew the lease agreement, unlike previous years. I intend to have accommodation at my apartment in the future. For this reason, I am serving you this notice to vacate the apartment before the lease expiration date.

We need to meet up to settle any dues remaining before vacating the apartment.

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