Pittsburgh, PA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania

Q: I have a month to month lease, landlord served me today with a lease termination, is this legal during covid-19

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Nellie T Schulz
Nellie T Schulz
Answered
  • Philadlephia, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Yes. The Pennsylvania Governor's Order didn't affect a landlord's right to terminate a monthly lease or have a tenant evicted for any reason other than non-payment of rent. It also required that a non-paying tenant provide certain statements concerning the tenant's non-payment of ren

Nellie T Schulz
Nellie T Schulz
Answered
  • Philadlephia, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Even when the Governor's covid-19 Order was in effect, it only prevented a landlord from evicting a tenant for failure to pay rent. The order did not affect a landlord's right to evict a tenant if the term of the lease ended or to terminate a monthly lease even if the rent was being paid on time. Unless your

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: I assume you mean a 30 day notice to quit. If you got sued but no notice that would be invalid. You are required to get a full 30 days before your next rent is due.

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