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acarrera79

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My tenant is absolutely filthy, there are cat feces all through the dining room, and I am not renewing her lease that expires at the end of March.  What actions should I take to protect myself?

propman42

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Sorry to see that you haven't had a reply to date.  I recently registered and just now found your question.

Check local law.  You probably were required to send a letter at least 30 days in advance of expiration of the lease advising the tenant that you will not be renewing the lease and she is required to move on or before the last day of the lease period, probably March 31st.  If you haven't already done so, I'd suggest sending that letter asap.

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Sorry, I didn't see this post earlier.  (I'm going to have to make more of an effort to look for posts that aren't at the top.)   You will have to send a 30 day vacancy notice.  I don't know what state you are in.  Some states are literal states (meaning the 30 days start when they receive your notice), other states are term states (like mine, the 30 days do not start until the beginning of the next term when the next rent is due).  Don't delay in giving them that notice.  If your state is literal & you deliver it tomorrow, they should be out by April 2.  Send them a move out letter too, detailing exactly what they must clean to get their deposit back.  Send this even if they aren't going to get their deposit back.  They will think so, and may clean the place better because of it.  Good luck getting them out.  When you do, repost here and we will tell you how to get the resulting smell out of the house.
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