Florida Eviction Laws

Landlords in Florida must follow the State Laws, any attempt to remove an inhabitant by through a self-eviction, for example, changing the locks, turning off utilities, etc. is unlawful and the landlords are liable for the damages caused to the tenants.

Tenant Eviction Notices

3-Day Notice

For default of rent, the Florida expulsion notice is for 3 days, the notice period does exclude the first day of administration, weekends or holidays.

7-Day Eviction Notice

There is a 7-Day notice for material noncompliance of the rental agreement. In these instances, there may be an option to remedy the situation. This notice must describe what act is causing the noncompliance and that the lease end unless the situation can be resolved.

It must hold what act or oversight constitutes the resistance and that the lease will be ended unless the inhabitant cures the rupture inside the 7 days.

The occupant must be told that the same break within the next 12-months will bring about an end without the chance to cure the noncompliance.

A few example of noncompliance include having unapproved person or pets living on the property, or not keeping the unit in a healthy living environment that may be effect other tenants.

A 7-day notice eviction is also possible for situations where the breach in the contract are not curable, such as partaking in criminal activity or damage the the property.

15-Day Eviction Notice

In Forida, a 15-day is only needed for month-to-month occupancies. It must be served 15 prior days the date rent is expected.

Administration of Eviction Notice

The notice can be served in person, certified mail or posted on the door of the unit.

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