Lebanon, TN asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee

Q: Can my landlord serve a mailed eviction letter if my rent is only 14 days late?

Sent a letter stating I need to vacate the property my 12-1-22 because I am within this month late on rent. Due 11-1 and have a 5 days Grace period. Is this legal without a 14 day notice to cure?

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Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Look at your lease. Often there are provisions in the lease that you have waived notice for non-payment of rent. If you didn't pay in the grace period, then the notice may well be proper.

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