Virginia Month to Month Rental Agreement – PDF – Word
A month to month lease, or tenancy at will, is a residential contract that is structured so that the term updates on a monthly basis by payment of rent. Upon acceptance of the rental payment by the landlord, the agreement continues and renews for another thirty (30) days. In other words there is not end date to the contract, as long as the tenant pays rent, usually on the first (1st) but can be any day as decided by the parties, the agreement remains perpetual.
According to State law (55-248.37). the landlord must provide written notice to the tenant giving at least thirty (30) days for the tenant to vacate. If the tenant decides to cancel the agreement he or she may do the same.
- As per federal law all residential units built before 1978 shall require the tenant to authorize the lead based paint disclosure form. After signature by the tenant it should be attached to all lease originals.
- Upon move-in, the landlord should provide the inspection checklist to ensure that the tenant will not be unjustly billed for property damage that is already in existence.