what can be done if landlord does not provide a written reply to a written request for extension
(If tenant wants to avoid eviction)?
Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Though your question is not clear, it appears you are saying your landlord notified you that he is terminating your month-to-month tenancy and you want more time than the typical 30 day notice.
Any extension would be at the discretion of the landlord and if the landlord does not approve the extension in writing you should assume there is no extension.
That said, if you are a good rent-paying tenant, most landlords will grant a reasonable extension rather than incurring the cost and stress of an eviction. If you have not been paying rent no landlord would grant such an extension.
Depending on the circumstances, a lawyer can be helpful in negotiating and documenting an extension.
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Family Law Attorney
I agree with the prior answer. I'd add that an offer containing payment in advance for the extended time might help persuade the owner. However, make sure that any understanding is in writing and signed by both parties.
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