Monthly Archives: May 2011

Terminating a Month-to-Month Tenancy

In order to properly terminate a month-to-month tenant’s possessory rights in the leased premises, please note that the requirement is not “thirty days notice” but rather “notice equal to the length of the tenancy”. The tenancy is calculated from when rent is due. That means you have to give the tenant one FULL months’ notice.Continue Reading

Terminating a lease in a premises damages by storms or fire

This is a timely post, given the recent destruction facing all of Alabama: If your rental housing is destroyed (or your ability to live there is substantially impaired) due to fire, storm or other casualty damage a tenant may be legally entitled to terminate their lease pursuant to Ala. Code 35-9A-406 which states: The tenantContinue Reading