Texas Eviction Notice Forms

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A Texas eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent 3 in Texas or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Texas.

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 Texas Notices

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

  • Date of the notice
  • Name and address of the rental property
  • The reason the notice is being issued
  • The amount of time the tenant has to remedy the situation or vacate the property
  • A statement indicating that the landlord may pursue legal action if the tenant fails to vacate the property
  • A statement indicating how the notice was served

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of Texas, a landlord has a variety of choices on how to serve his/her tenant with an eviction notice. Eviction notices may be:

  • Personally delivered to the tenant
  • Mailed to the tenant by regular, certified, or registered mail
  • Posted on:
    • The inside of the front door of the property
    • The outside of the front door of the property
    • The front gate of the property if there is a dog or alarm that prevents one from entering the property

Types of Eviction Notices

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

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent

In the state of Texas, a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a written 3 Day Notice to Quit Nonpayment of Rent before proceeding with the eviction process when a tenant has failed to pay rent.

Along with information that must be included in all Texas eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Quit Nonpayment of Rent must provide:

  • The amount owed to the landlord

Get the downloadable 3 Day Notice to Quit Nonpayment of Rent template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 3 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate

In the state of Texas, a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a written 3 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate before proceeding with the eviction process when the tenant has violated terms of the lease.

Along with information that must be included in all Texas eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate must include:

  • A statement indicating the violation for which the notice is being issued

Get the downloadable 3 Day Notice to Comply or Vacate template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Illegal Behavior – 3 Day Notice to Quit and Vacate

In the state of Texas, a landlord must provide his/her tenant with a written 3 Day Notice to Quit and Vacate before proceeding with the eviction process when the tenant has participated in illegal activity on the property.

Along with information that must be included in all Texas eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Quit and Vacate must include:

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

Get the downloadable 3 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – 30 Day Lease Termination Letter

In the state of Texas, a landlord is required to provide his/her month to month at will tenant with a 30 Day Lease Termination Letter before proceeding with the eviction process.

Along with information that must be included in all Texas eviction notices, the 30 Day Lease Termination Letter must include:

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

Get the downloadable 30 Day Lease Termination Letter template form below (.pdf direct link)