When does a 60 day notice in increase in rent begin?

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When does a 60 day notice in increase in rent begin?

Hello. My rent is due on the 1st of each month. In the beginning of the month, after I payed the rent and the landlord cleared a check, I got a 60 day notice from him about the increase in rent and the 60 day period starts at the 15th of the current payed month.
Is he correct with the date? Does a 60 day period have to start at the 1st day of the next month in my case? Thank you

Asked on June 12, 2016 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

It has to be at least 60 days from when the increase goes into effect, and if you pay your rent on the 1st under the lease, that means it goes into effect the first of the 1st month that is at least 60 days after the notice date.
So, say you receive a 60-day notice on June 6; sixty days is August 5, but your rent is due in advance for August on August 1st, so the the "first 1st" the notice could take effect is for September rent (due Sept. 1st).


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