Maryland 10-day Notice to Quit | Non-Payment of Rent

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The Maryland 10-day notice to quit is a document that is sent by a landlord to their tenant, to notify them that they are late on their monthly payment. Effective October 1, 2021, before a landlord may file a complaint for failure to pay rent, the landlord must provide to the tenant a written notice of the landlord’s intent to file such a case unless the tenant pays all the rent claimed to be owed within 10 days.

Laws – § 8-401

GuideFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) on the process when a Tenant does not pay rent.

How to Write

Step 1 – After downloading the document you will want to begin filling in the document by entering the Tenant along with their address (same as the property for which rent is late).

Step 2 – Enter the amount that will be required to be paid including any and all fees associated with the late payment.

Step 3 – The date the rent should be paid by should be written (5 days is recommended).

Step 4 – The sender should sign the form and continue with the Certificate of Service and deliver the document to the tenant by personally giving to them, place on their door, or send via certified mail.