Florida lease termination letters are formal notifications used to end a rental agreement. These documents serve to clearly communicate the intentions of either party involved in a lease. Their primary function is to formally announce the decision to terminate the lease. This could be initiated by a tenant looking to move out, or by a landlord in instances such as property sale or without stating a cause.
The letters include essential information like the property address, intended end date, a reference to the original lease agreement, and adherence to Florida’s legal requirements regarding notice periods. They provide a formal means to terminate the tenancy in compliance with state laws.
Governing Law: Florida Statutes § 83.57.
- Year-to-Year Tenancies: 60 days.
- Quarter-to-Quarter and Month-to-Month Tenancies – 30 days.
- Week-to-Week Tenancies: 7 days.
Early Termination by Tenants: Florida law allows tenants to terminate a lease early in certain circumstances, such as active military duty (under the Federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) or in cases of uninhabitable living conditions not rectified by the landlord.
30-Day Notice (Quarter-to-Quarter and Month-to-Month Tenancies)
Notify a landlord or tenant that you will end a rental agreement in 30 days.