Month-to-Month Lease Laws
- Increasing Rent – No statute. To modify a month-to-month lease, the landlord must follow the termination laws by giving 30 days’ notice when increasing rent.
- Notice For Terminating – The landlord or tenant may give 30 days written notice to the other party to cancel.
Required Disclosures (4)
- Absence – It should be stated in the rental agreement that the landlord must be notified if the tenant plans on being absent from the rental property for seven (7) or more days.
- Landlord’s Information – The landlord must disclose to the tenant in writing any person(s) authorized to manage the property and receive notices/demands from the tenant.
- Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Form (PDF) – Federal law states that landlords and tenants must sign this form for any dwelling constructed before 1978.
- Withholding Security Deposit – Any security deposits taken should be held in a trust account, savings and loan association, or with a licensed escrow agent. The terms and conditions by which the landlord may withhold any portion of the security deposit must be provided to the tenant.