Maryland 30 Day Notice to Comply or Quit | Non-Compliance

The Maryland thirty (30) day notice to comply or quit, in reference to §8–402.1(2)(A), notifies a tenant that they have thirty (30) days to either fix the lease violation(s) within fourteen (14) days, or vacate the rental unit. If the tenant fails to fix (i.e. “cure”) the violation(s) within fourteen days, the lease agreement will be terminated and they will need to vacate the property by the date specified on the notice. The notice should be served personally (ideally in the presence of a witness), however it can also be sent via certified mail and then posted on the premises of the rental unit (using an additional copy).

How to Write

Step 1 – Download the notice in .PDF format (link opens in a new window/tab), and then print it out.

Step 2 – In the first input field enter the date of the lease (DD/MM/YY), and then provide a description of the lease violation(s). If you need more space to enter the description of the violation(s), attach another piece of paper to the notice.

Step 3 – Enter the full name(s) of the tenant(s), and then fill in the street address of the rental unit.

Step 4 – Under “You Must Vacate By” enter the date that the tenant needs to move out by.

Step 5 – Enter the date that the notice was served to the tenant, select the service method that was used, and then sign your name in the “Signature” field. At the bottom of the notice put a contact address and phone number.