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New Hampshire Month-to-Month Lease Agreement

New Hampshire month-to-month lease agreement is a contract between a tenant and landlord that establishes the terms for renting residential space on a monthly basis. The agreement permits the tenant to occupy the premises for one (1) month at a time. If either party wishes to terminate the lease, they must provide the other with thirty (30) days’ notice before the desired vacancy date. Landlords may find this arrangement beneficial as they can modify the current lease terms, increase the rent, or evict tenants with short notice. It is also advantageous for tenants who are unable or unwilling to commit to a year-long lease.

Notice for Terminating (§ 540:3(II)) – Thirty (30) Days

Tenant Screening – New Hampshire Rental Application


Disclosures (3)

  1. Lead-Based Paint
  2. Repair Notice
  3. Security Deposit Receipt

1) Lead-Based Paint Disclosure

In accordance with federal law, a lead-based paint disclosure must be delivered to prospective tenants by a landlord renting out property that was constructed before the year 1978.

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2) Repair Notice

The landlord must deliver a notice to the tenant stating that within five (5) days of occupying the rental property, the tenant shall write a list of necessary repairs and give it to the landlord.

3) Security Deposit Receipt

If the security deposit was not provided in the form of a personal check, bank check, or government-issued check, a signed receipt must be delivered to the tenant.