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A Maryland eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent 0 in Maryland or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Maryland.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all Maryland Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:

  • The name of the tenant(s)
  • The address of the rental property
  • The reason the notice is being issued
  • The amount of time the tenant has to remedy the issue or vacate the property
  • The date that the notice was provided to the tenant
  • A statement indicating how the notice was provided to the tenant
  • The signature of the person providing delivery of the notice
  • The name and contact information of the person issuing the notice

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of Maryland a landlord may provide his/her tenant with an eviction notice by:

  • Personal delivery
  • Posting the notice in a conspicuous place at the rental property

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent – No Notice Required

In the State of Maryland, a landlord may proceed with the eviction process without providing any notice to his/her tenant . However, it should be noted that the tenant will have until the date of the trial to pay all outstanding charges and negate the eviction process.

Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 30 Day Notice to Comply or Quit Non-Compliance

In Maryland a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a 30 Day Notice to Comply or Quit Non-Compliance when a tenant has committed a minor violation to the terms of the lease before proceeding with the eviction process.

Along with information that must be included in all Maryland eviction notices, the 30 Day Notice to Comply or Quit Non-Compliance must also include:

  • A statement identifying the terms of the lease that were broken
  • The date upon which the tenant must vacate the property if the violation has not been remedied.

Get the downloadable 30 Day Notice to Comply template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Illegal Behavior – 14 Day Notice to Quit Clear and Imminent Danger

In the state of Maryland, a landlord may provide his/her tenant with a 14 Day Notice to Quit Clear and Imminent Danger when the tenant, or a tenant’s guest, behaves in such a way as to create a “clear and present” danger to self, other tenants, the landlord, or the property. This notice provides the tenant with 14 days to vacate the rental property but no ability to remedy the situation.

Along with information that must be included in all Maryland eviction notices, the 14 Day Notice to Quit Clear and Imminent Danger must include:

  • A statement indicating that the tenant has acted in such a way as to present a clear and present danger
  • The exact date upon which the tenant is required to vacate the property

Get the downloadable 14 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – 30 Day Notice to Quit

In the state of Maryland, a landlord must provide a month to month “at-will” tenant with a 30 Day Notice to Quit before proceeding with the eviction process.

Along with information that must be included in all Maryland eviction notices, the 30 Day Notice to Quit must include:

  • The exact date upon which the tenant is expected to vacate the rental property

Get the downloadable 30 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)