Notice of Termination
(Breach of Tenant Obligations - Rent Arrears)
Breach of Tenant Obligations – Rent Arrears
If a tenant is in the dwelling for less than 6 months, a landlord can serve a 28 day Notice of
Termination without giving any reason (subject to it not being a fixed term tenancy agreement).
Where a landlord seeks to terminate a Part 4 tenancy (duration of tenancy 6 months or more)
because the tenant has failed to pay rent, the following two-step procedure must be followed:
1. Serve a minimum of 14-days Warning Notice for failure to pay rent;
2. Serve a 28-day Notice of Termination of the tenancy.
Duration of tenancy more than 6 months
STEP 1: MINIMUM OF 14 DAYS WARNING NOTICE FOR RENT ARREARS
(The period given must have elapsed from the RECEIPT of this notice before a Notice of
Termination can be served)
To: (INSERT NAME)
This notice relates to your tenancy of the dwelling at (Insert Address of Rented Dwelling).
You have failed to pay rent in accordance with your obligation