Connecticut Notice Requirements to Terminate a Month-to-Month Tenancy

Learn the notice requirements to end a month-to-month tenancy in Connecticut.

It is easy for landlords and tenants to end a month-to-month tenancy in Connecticut.

Notice Requirements for Connecticut Landlords

In most situations your landlord does not need to give you a reason (although acting on discriminatory or retaliatory motives is illegal). A landlord can simply give you a written notice to move, allowing you three days as required by Connecticut law and specifying the date on which your tenancy will end.

Your landlord may legally provide less notice if you have not paid rent, if you have violated other terms of your rental agreement (for example, bringing in an unauthorized tenant), or if you have violated basic responsibilities imposed by law (such as by dealing drugs on the rental property).

Notice Requirements for Connecticut Tenants

Connecticut state law does not specify how much notice tenants must provide to end a month-to-month rental agreement. Unless your rental agreement specifies otherwise, assume that you may provide the same amount of notice (three days) as the landlord to end your tenancy. Be sure to check your rental agreement which may require that your notice to end the tenancy be given on the first of the month or on another specific date.

In some situations, you may be able to move out with less (or no) notice—for example, if your landlord seriously violates the rental agreement or fails to fulfill legal responsibilities affecting your health or safety.

Connecticut State Law and Resources on Terminating a Month-to-Month Tenancy

Check Connecticut state law (Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. §â

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