Landlord’s Notice to Quit: Failure to Pay Rent (Form D)

Landlords use Form D to give their tenants Notice to Quit when the tenants have failed to pay rent and the landlord wants to end the tenancy.

Use Form D: Landlord’s Notice to Quit for Rental Arrears to give a tenant Notice to Quit when the tenant has failed to pay rent and the landlord wants to end the tenancy.

By law, you are allowed to give the tenant Form D after their rent is at least 15 days late. For example, if rent was due on the 1st, you can give them the notice on the 17th. The eviction date has to be 15 days after the date you give the tenant the form.

Who can use this form

Landlords need to use this form to give a tenant Notice to Quit when the tenant has failed to pay rent and the landlord wants to end the tenancy.

What you need to do

  1. Complete the form.
  2. Personally deliver the completed form to your tenant or send it by registered mail.
  3. If your tenant doesn’t pay or leave, you can file for a hearing using Form J for an eviction order. Or you can apply for a non-hearing eviction notice and award of rent owing by using Form K.

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