I rent month-to-month. How should I give notice to move out?

In most situations, you have to tell your landlord in writing that you want to end your and move out. This is called giving . If you don't give proper notice, you could end up owing more rent.

For your notice to be legal, you must:

  • choose the right date to end your tenancy, which is called the
  • include all the necessary information in writing
  • give the notice to your landlord on time

If you rent by the month or any longer , you must give your landlord at least 60 days' notice and your termination date must be the last day of a rental period. Usually this is the day before your rent is due.


You can leave with less notice if:

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