LETTER OF DEMAND FOR RENTAL
Summary A Letter of Demand for Rental may be used where rental is owed by a tenant, and has not yet been paid. A Letter of Demand requires the tenant to pay the rental and associated amounts due, failing which further action will be taken.
Why do I need a Letter of Demand? A Letter of Demand for Rental reminds a tenant of the amount that is due for payment, and gives the tenant a deadline for the payment. The demand notice warns the tenant of the legal consequences of ignoring the demand letter.
Who should use a Demand Letter for Outstanding Rent? If you rent out property and have a tenant that owes rent and/or associated amounts such as electricity, a demand notice may be used to call on the tenant to pay the amounts owed.
What does the demand letter say? The notice: Confirms the amount that is due; gives the tenant a deadline in which to pay; provides for the insertion of bank details into which the rental can be paid; generally cautions the tenant should the debt not be paid.
What does the Letter of Demand for Outstanding Rent look like? The letter can be printed onto one page.
What do you need to do to use the Letter of Demand?
- Read the final notice letter to ensure that it suits your requirements. Make changes as required.
- Make sure that you comply with the terms of your Lease Agreement and the law. Obtain legal advice if you’re unsure.
- Complete the relevant details, and send the notice for rental to the tenant.
- See also our Termination of Lease and Eviction notice
Also known as: Demand Letter; Final Notice
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