Q: is a 72 hour notice to pay or quit for non payment of rent valid if landlord did not date it when posted and mailed
A: If you mean that your notice did not specify the date and time by which you, tenant, must pay the rent to cure the nonpayment of rent, then yes the notice is not valid. It is recommended that you pay your rent as well, if you have not already. If this does not completely answer your question, additional information will be needed to make sure you get the answer you are looking for.
A: The notice has to tell you exactly how much rent is required to be paid by a specified date that is at least 72 hours after being lawfully served to you. Note this is rent only - not to include utilities, late fees, other non-rent amounts you may otherwise owe. It can be mailed to you via first class mail (NOT Certified) with an extra 3 days added for compliance due to the mailing delay or in person or, if your written rental agreement provides for it, by posting a copy on the main entrance door AND mailing you a copy by first class mail. Save that envelope as the postmark will prove when it was mailed. There is no specific requirement, however, that the Notice be marked with the specific date it was served. Questions about the validity of the Notice? Review it all with a local landlord-tenant attorney. Good luck.
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