15 Day Notice Terminate Month to Month Rental Agreement in Florida by exj20303

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									               Survey of States Regarding Notice Required to Terminate Month-to-Month or Similar
                                     Residential Tenancies Without Cause


                                                                                                                                   Landlord
                                                                                                                                      May      Landlord
                                                                                                                      > 30 Days or Terminate      May
       State              Notice Period Required                     Statutory Citation         < 30 Days   30 Days
                                                                                                                      Good Cause Only at End   Terminate
                                                                                                                                   of Rental   Mid Term
                                                                                                                                    Period
Alabama          30 days for month to month tenancies            AL ST § 35-9A-441                 No        Yes         No          Yes          No


Alaska           30 days for month to month tenancies; 14        Alaska Stat. § 34.03.290          No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies
Arizona          30 days for month to month tenancies; 10        Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 33-       No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies                 1375
Arkansas         30 days for month to month tenancies; 7         Ark. Code Ann. § 18-17-704        No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies
California       60 days if tenant lived in unit for ≥ 1 year    Cal. Civ. Code § 1946.1           No        Yes         Yes         No           Yes
                 and 30 days if tenant lived in unit for < 1
Colorado         year
                 10 days for tenancies ≥ 1 month but < 6         Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-40-107     Yes         No         No          Yes          No
                 months; 30 days for tenancies ≥ 6 months
                 but < 1 year; 90 days for year to year
                 tenancies
Connecticut      3 days for tenancies at will unless landlord    C.G.S.A. § 47a-23; C.G.S.A.      Yes         No      Good Cause     No           Yes
                 agrees to longer period in notice; just cause   § 47a-23c                                             for Some
                 required to evict seniors/disabled                                                                     Elderly
                                                                                                                       Disabled
                                                                                                                        Tenants
Delaware         60 days from the first day of the               25 Del.C. § 5106                  No         No         Yes         Yes          No
                 succeeding month for month to month
                 tenancies; 60 days for all other types of
                 tenancies
Florida          15 days for month to month tenancies; 60        Fla. Stat. § 83.57               Yes         No         No          Yes          No
                 days for year to year tenancies; 30 days for
                 quarter to quarter tenancies; 7 days for
                 week to week tenancies
Georgia          60 days for landlord terminations of at will    Ga. Code Ann. §§ 44-7-6           No         No         Yes         No           Yes
                 tenancies; 30 days for tenant terminations      and 7
                 at will tenancies; where no time is
                 specified for the termination of a tenancy,
                 the law construes it to be a tenancy at will

Hawaii           45 days for landlord terminations of month Haw. Rev. Stat. § 521-71               No         No         Yes         No           Yes
                 to month tenancies; 28 days for tenant
                 terminations of month to month tenancies

Idaho            30 days for tenancies at will                   I.C. § 55-208                     No        Yes         No          No           Yes

Illinois         30 days for tenancies < 1 year; 60 days for 735 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/9-205          No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 year to year tenancies; 7 days for week to and 207
                 week tenancies
Indiana          30 days for at will or month to month           IC 32-31-1-4;                     No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 tenancies
Iowa             30 days for month to month tenancies            I.C.A. § 562A.34                  No        Yes         No          Yes          No

Kansas           30 days for month to month tenancies; 7         K.S.A. § 58-2570                  No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies

Kentucky         30 days for month to month tenancies; 7         Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann.               No        Yes         No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies                 § 383.695




        Prepared by Columbia Legal Services                                           1 of 4                               Revised February 22, 2009
               Survey of States Regarding Notice Required to Terminate Month-to-Month or Similar
                                     Residential Tenancies Without Cause


                                                                                                                              Landlord
                                                                                                                                 May      Landlord
                                                                                                                 > 30 Days or Terminate      May
       State              Notice Period Required                 Statutory Citation        < 30 Days   30 Days
                                                                                                                 Good Cause Only at End   Terminate
                                                                                                                              of Rental   Mid Term
                                                                                                                               Period
Louisiana        10 days for month to month tenancies; 30    LSA-C.C. Art. 2727 and          Yes         No          No          Yes          No
                 days for tenancies > 1 month                2728
Maine            30 days for tenancies at will               14 M.R.S.A. § 6002               No        Yes          No          No           Yes

Maryland         30 days for month to month tenancies        MD Code, Real Property, §        No        Yes          No          Yes          No
                                                             8-402
Massachusetts 30 days for tenancies having payment           M.G.L.A. 186 § 12                No        Yes          No          Yes          No
              periods < 3 months; 90 days for tenancies
              having payment periods ≥ 3 months
Michigan      30 days for month to month tenancies; 1   M.C.L.A. 554.134                      No        Yes          No          No           Yes
              year for year to year tenancies; payment
              period for tenancies having payment
              periods < 3 months;
Minnesota     30 days for tenancies at will             M.S.A. § 504B.135                     No        Yes          No          Yes          No

Mississippi      30 days for month to month tenancies      Miss. Code Ann. § 89-8-19          No        Yes          No          No           Yes
                 (most tenancies that are not week to week
                 tenancies are construed to be month to
                 month tenancies); 7 days for week to week
                 tenancies
Missouri         30 days for month to month tenancies      V.A.M.S. 441.060                   No        Yes          No          Yes          No

Montana          30 days for month to month tenancies; 7     MCA 70-24-441                    No        Yes          No          No           Yes
                 days for week to week tenancies
Nebraska         30 days for month to month tenancies; 7     Neb. Rev. Stat. § 76-1437        No        Yes          No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies
Nevada           30 days for month to month periodic          N.R.S. 40.251                   No        Yes        Yes for       No           Yes
                 tenancy unless the person is 60 or older or                                                      Elderly or
                 has a mental or physical disability. In that                                                     Disabled
                 case, such tenant may submit a written                                                            Persons
                 request for an additional 30 days with
                 proof of age/disability.
New              Cause is required for termination of most   N.H. Rev. Stat. §§ 540:1-a,      No         No      Good Cause      NA           NA
Hampshire        residential leases                          2 and 3                                              Required

New Jersey       Good cause required to evict                N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.3              No         No      Good Cause      NA           NA
                                                                                                                  Required
New Mexico       30 days for month to month tenancies; 7     N.M. Stat. § 47-8-37             No        Yes          No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies

New York         30 days for month to month tenancies        N.Y. Real Prop. Law §§ 232-      No        Yes          No          Yes          No
                                                             A and 232-B
North            07 days for month to month tenancies; 30 N.C.G.S.A. § 42-14                 Yes         No          No          Yes          No
Carolina         days for year to year tenancies; 2 days for
                 week to week tenancies
North Dakota One calendar month for month to month           NDCC, 47-16-15                   No        Yes          No          No           Yes
             unless longer notice period agreed upon
Ohio             30 days for month to month tenancies; 7     OH ST § 5321.17                  No        Yes          No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies
Oklahoma         30 days for month to month tenancies        41 Okl.St.Ann. § 111             No        Yes          No          Yes          No




        Prepared by Columbia Legal Services                                    2 of 4                                  Revised February 22, 2009
               Survey of States Regarding Notice Required to Terminate Month-to-Month or Similar
                                     Residential Tenancies Without Cause


                                                                                                                              Landlord
                                                                                                                                 May       Landlord
                                                                                                                 > 30 Days or Terminate       May
       State              Notice Period Required                  Statutory Citation       < 30 Days   30 Days
                                                                                                                 Good Cause Only at End    Terminate
                                                                                                                              of Rental    Mid Term
                                                                                                                               Period
Oregon           30 days for month to month tenancies; 10     Or. Rev. Stat. § 90.427         No        Yes           No          No           Yes
                 days for week to week tenancies
Pennsylvania     15 days for tenancies ≤ 1 year; 30 days for 68 Pa. Stat. Ann. § 250.501     Yes         No           No          Yes          No
                 tenancies > 1 year

Rhode Island     30 days for month to month tenancies         RI ST § 34-18-37; RI ST §       No        Yes           No          Yes          No
                                                              34-18-56

South Carolina 30 days for month to month tenancies; 7        S.C. Code Ann. § 27-40-770      No        Yes           No          No           Yes
               days for week to week tenancies
South Dakota 30 days for month to month and at will           SD ST § 43-32-15                No        Yes           No          Yes          No
               tenancies; payment period for tenancies
               having payment periods < 1 month
Tennessee      30 days for month to month tenancies; 10       T. C. A. § 66-28-512            No        Yes           No          Yes          No
               days for week to week tenancies
Texas            30 days for month to month tenancies;        TX PROPERTY § 91.001            No        Yes           No          No           Yes
                 payment period for tenancies having
                 payment periods < 1 month
Utah             15 days for all periodic tenancies; 5 days   UT ST § 78-36-3                Yes         No           No          Yes          No
                 for tenancies at will
Vermont          90 days for month to month tenancies          9 V.S.A. § 4467                No        Yes       Yes where       No           Yes
                 without a written agreement if tenant lived                                                         tenant
                 in unit for > 2 years and 60 days if tenant                                                     without rental
                 lived in unit for ≤ 2 years. 60 days for                                                        agreement or
                 month to month tenancies with a written                                                         has resided in
                 agreement if tenant lived in unit for > 2                                                        unit for > 2
                 years and 30 days for if tenant lived in unit                                                        years
                 for < 2 years
Virginia         30 days for month to month tenancies; 7      Va. Code Ann. § 55-222; §       No        Yes           No          Yes          No
                 days for week to week tenancies; or as       55-248.7.
                 agreed by the parties and specified in
Washington       written rental agreement. tenancies or
                 20 days for month to month                   RCW 59.18.200                  Yes         No           No          Yes          No
                 other periodic tenancies
West Virginia 30 days for month to month tenancies            W. Va. Code, § 37-6-5           No        Yes           No          Yes          No

Wisconsin        28 days for month to month tenancies;        W.S.A. 704.19                  Yes         No           No          Yes          No
                 payment period for tenancies having
                 payment periods < 1 month




        Prepared by Columbia Legal Services                                      3 of 4                                 Revised February 22, 2009
           Survey of States Regarding Notice Required to Terminate Month-to-Month or Similar
                                 Residential Tenancies Without Cause


                                                                                                                          Landlord
                                                                                                                             May          Landlord
                                                                                                             > 30 Days or Terminate          May
   State             Notice Period Required                Statutory Citation         < 30 Days   30 Days
                                                                                                             Good Cause Only at End       Terminate
                                                                                                                          of Rental       Mid Term
                                                                                                                           Period
Wyoming      No statute prescribing notice for           Common law rule appears to     Yes          No           No          No             Yes
             terminating month to month tenancy;         apply; Wyoming Code § 1-
             common law generally requires a month's 21-1003; § 1-21-1203;
             notice and is likely to apply; under
             common law, can only terminate at end of
             rental period; Under Residential Landord
             Tenant Act, where tenant notifies LL of
             failure to maintain property, LL may refuse
             to repair and terminate rental agreement
             but must provide tenant written notice
             providing tenant with time to find
             substitute housing, which shall be no less
             than ten (10) days nor more than twenty
             (20) days from the date of the notice.
             Landlord must provide 3 day notice to quit
             before commencing unlawful detainer
             action.
                                                         Number of States                10          35            9                 32              16
                                                                                                                                   67%             33%
                                                       Note: Of the 9 states providing more than 30 days notice or
                                                       requiring good cause to terminate a month-to-month tenancy,
                                                       there are 5 that only do this for some tenants, including those who
                                                       are elderly or disabled or have resided in the dwelling unit for
                                                       some minimum period of time.




    Prepared by Columbia Legal Services                                  4 of 4                                     Revised February 22, 2009

								
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