Sample Letter to Terminate Lease Due to Domestic Violence
If you are a victim of domestic violence and need to terminate your lease agreement, here’s a sample letter to terminate lease due to domestic violence to guide you through the process.
Dear [Landlord’s Name],
I am writing to inform you that I need to terminate my lease agreement early due to domestic violence. As a victim of abuse, I no longer feel safe in the rental property and need to move out as soon as possible.
I understand that the lease agreement requires me to provide [number of days/months] notice before terminating the lease, but due to the nature of my situation, I am requesting that you waive this requirement and allow me to terminate the lease immediately.
Please find attached a copy of the restraining order I have obtained against my abuser as evidence of the domestic violence I have experienced. I have also included a copy of my police report to further support my request for early termination.
I will ensure that the rental property is returned to its original condition before leaving and will pay any outstanding rent and fees owed up until the termination date.
I appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time. Please let me know if you require any additional information or if there are any specific steps I need to follow to terminate the lease agreement.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.
[Your Phone Number]
[Your Email Address]