I had a one year lease with my landlord. It ended 1/1/13. I have been living month to month since then knowing I will be

Moving out of State. I gave him plenty of notice that I will be moving mid month next month. He still wants me to pay a full month of rent, though I gave him plenty of notice. Is that legal?

Phoenix, AZ -

Attorney Answers (2)

Anne Brady

Anne Brady

Litigation Lawyer - Phoenix, AZ
Answered

Yes, if you have been month-to-month and rent has been due on the first, then you need to give 30 days notice at the end of one month of your intention to move out by the end of the next month.

Celia R Reed

Celia R Reed

Real Estate Attorney - Phoenix, AZ
Answered

I agree with my colleague. The statute requires notice be based on day rent is due.

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