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______________________________________
Date
______________________________________
Tenant’s Name
______________________________________
Tenant’s Address

Dear __________________________________

In the past, we have accepted your late payment of rent along with late charges. Please be advised that we will no longer be able to accept your rent later than [time] _________ on [day of the month] _______.

If your rent payment is not received by [time] _________ on [day of the month] _______, we will proceed with eviction.

This letter is also to inform you that your rent will not be accepted for the month of ________________
until your present $ _____________ balance is paid in full.

[Landlord/property owner] _______________________________ is exercising his/her option to demand
payment by money order or cashier’s check. Personal checks will not be accepted.

Your prompt attention to these matters will be greatly appreciated.

_____________________________________
Landlord’ Name
_____________________________________
Address and Phone Number

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