Q: If you're on a month to month, can you be evicted or as to leave because you requested repairs?
A: In Georgia, a landlord can give a tenant on a month-to-month lease a 60-day notice to vacate without specifying any reason. After the 60 days have passed, if the tenant has not vacated, the landlord can file for an eviction. However, a tenant cannot be evicted in retaliation for requesting repairs. If a landlord attempts to retaliate against a tenant for requesting repairs, the tenant may have legal options to contest the eviction. It is always advisable for tenants to document their requests for repairs and any communication with the landlord in case they need to prove their case in court.
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