A Minnesota notice to quit for non-payment of rent is a legal document used by landlords to notify tenants that their failure to pay rent may result in the termination of their lease.
While landlords are not legally required to issue a notice before initiating eviction proceedings, the notice can serve as a warning to tenants and help avoid lengthy and costly legal battles. If the tenant fails to pay rent, both parties may have to present their cases in court, and even if the landlord wins, the tenant can still remain by paying the owed rent and court fees.
It’s important to note that the Minnesota notice to quit for non-payment of rent is typically used for fixed-term tenancies. Additionally, landlords and tenants can agree on how much notice is required before the landlord may initiate eviction proceedings. This can vary depending on the terms outlined in the lease agreement.
Governing Law: § 504B.291