Normally, tenancy contract is based on the tenure of tenancy and tenancy laws bind both the parties during the specified period of time. But keeping in mind the need of various situations, clauses for Agreement Rental Termination is a must in rental contracts. These clauses should discuss the issue from the perspective of the property owner as well as the occupant.
Can property owners and occupants ask for Agreement Rental Termination, anytime?
No. Federal laws have specified certain situations in which either of the two parties can ask for Agreement Rental Termination. Basically all these situations circle around depriving each other from the basic tenancy rights.
Rent Payers have every right to ask for Agreement Rental Termination if the property owners deprive them from the rights of healthy, safe and clean habitation. They can also decide to leave if the property owner turn a deaf ear to their maintenance needs. Agreement Rental Termination is justified from the tenants end if the property owners tempt them to agree to unethical clauses.
Property owners are authorized to enforce Agreement Rental Termination if the tenants deprive them from the basic tenancy rights of rent on time. This is true also if the occupants breach any of the terms and conditions, mutually agreed. Hampering the health of the construction can also be an excuse. But landlords need to warn the occupants at least once before sending "Quit notice" in their name.
Is the Notice Period same for all states?
There is no uniform notice period for Agreement Rental Termination. It is totally state specific.