CHAPTER 723 RENT DEMAND DO'S AND DON'TS

 
 

Do's

  • DO properly calculate the 5 day time-frame for the tenant(s) to respond to the demand notice

  • DO send the rent demand via certified (or registered) mail, return receipt requested and via posting on the home

  • DO identify the methods of delivery on the demand

  • DO verify that the amount demanded is consistent with the tenant ledger

  • DO mail and post the demand on the same date of the demand

  • DO include the name and phone number of the landlord and method of payment

  • DO complete a Certificate of Posting for the demand notice (provided by Mantoni Legal)

  • DO address the Demand to anyone with an ownership interest in the home

DON'TS

  • DO NOT accept partial payments after the demand is sent

  • DO NOT send a rent demand to an “unknown occupant”

  • DO NOT send a rent demand to a tenant you know to be in bankruptcy

  • DO NOT demand or accept rent from someone who is being evicted

  • DO NOT include Saturdays, Sundays or any legal holidays in the 5 day demand time-frame