Alaska 10 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate

Last Updated: August 23, 2022 by Marnie Snyder

An Alaska 10 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate is an official document written by the landlord and delivered to the tenant for a breach of the lease. This notice allows the tenant to correct the lease violation or move out and deliver possession within ten (10) calendar days.

When to Use an Alaska 10 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate

Use a 10-Day Notice to Comply or Vacate to begin the eviction process in Alaska if any of the below are true:

  • If the tenant failed to maintain the premises in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • If the tenant refused to allow the landlord access to the premises.
  • If the tenant failed to maintain smoke/carbon monoxide detectors.
  • If the tenant disturbed the peace and enjoyment of others on the premises.
  • If the tenant violated the rules with too many occupants at the premises.
  • If the tenant committed any other violations of the lease or rules and regulations.

If none of the above are true, use one of the below forms to evict a tenant:

  • 7 Day Notice to Quit -If the tenant is late on rent (starting the day after it’s due), either in part or in full.
  • 5 Day Notice to Quit – If the tenant is past due on utilities.
  • 5 Day Notice to Vacate – If the tenant is involved in possession of or imitation of a controlled substance, engaged in or promoted prostitution, engaged in or promoted gambling, is involved in illegal activity with alcohol or a repeated lease violation within a 6-month period (tenants are not given an opportunity to cure).
  • 24 Hour Notice to Vacate – If the tenant committed substantial, deliberate property damage or defacement (amount of damage exceeds four hundred ($400.00) dollars).
  • 30 Day Notice to Vacate – If the tenant has no written lease and pays rent monthly or to end a month-to-month tenancy.

How to Write an Alaska 10 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate

The Alaska Ten (10) Day Notice to Comply or Vacate form shall be completed as follows:

  1. Write all adult tenants’ names (do not include minors);
  2. Fill in the complete address of the rental premises;
  3. Specify the rule or lease violation;
  4. Indicate how the tenant can remedy the breach;
  5. Enter the date and time when the violation must be cured by;
  6. Include the tenant’s balance due, if applicable;
  7. Include the date the notice is served;
  8. Landlord prints and signs notice;
  9. Landlord includes address and phone number.

How to Serve an Alaska 10 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate

A landlord can deliver an Alaska Ten (10) Day Notice to Comply or Vacate using any of the below acceptable methods:

  1. Handing the notice to the tenant in person;
  2. Handing the notice to a person of suitable age at the property AND mailing the notice by certified or registered mail with a return receipt;
  3. Posting the notice in a conspicuous place at the premises, such as the entry door, AND mailing the notice by certified or registered mail with a return receipt.

When sending the notice by certified or registered mail , add three (3) additional calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.

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