Landlords are bound to face difficult situations and tenants periodically, no matter how well they screen rental applications. Perhaps a tenant didn’t pay their rent this month, or maybe they just brought a pair of pit bulls into your building that doesn’t allow pets. Now you need to take action and deal with the problem.
It’s never easy to confront tenants and try to shape their behavior, and you need to keep a paper trail. So what is the right paperwork to use? Do you need to use an eviction notice? Can a non-renewal be used instead? What about just giving a tenant a warning?
With so many terms and legal implications, it’s easy to get lost in the lingo. To help you keep them straight, let’s see the difference between an eviction notice, a violation notice and a non-renewal notice.
An eviction notice is an official document that must contain certain legal language, in accordance with state laws. It is required by law when informing your