If I am not under a lease agreement and have been paying rent on a month-to-month basis, am I legally required to give 30 day move out notice?

Asked on July 20, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Texas


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you have to provide 30 days notice terminating your tenancy, just as your landlord would have had to provide 30 days notice if he or she wanted to terminate the tenancy and have you move out. That is the very definition of a month-to-month tenancy. You could move with less notice, but would be responsible for paying rent for the 30 day notice period.

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