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______________________________________
Date
______________________________________
Landlord’s Name
______________________________________
Landlord’s Address

Dear __________________________________

Please accept this letter as written notification of my intent to vacate the premises located at[address] ________________ on [date] _________________ in
accordance with the lease agreement.

Ohio Revised Code section 5321.16 grants landlords the right to deduct from the security deposit only fordamages beyond reasonable wear and tear. Therefore, I would like to inspect the premises in your presence in order to document the condition of the property. Please contact me immediately in order to schedule a convenient inspection time. Furthermore, I request the security deposit in the amount of
$ ____________ be returned by [date] _____________ .

Please forward the security deposit to the new address below.

Sincerely,

_____________________________________
Tenant
_____________________________________
Address and Phone Number

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