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NOTE: Landlord’s must give tenants 24-hour notice before entering a rental unit. See our Landlord Access to Property page for details.
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Tenant’s Address: __________
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that at or about [time]__________on [date]__________, the owner, manager, owner’s agent, or owner’s employees intend to enter the premises identified above which you hold and occupy. They will be in your unit approximately [number]__________hours.The purpose of the entry is as follows:__________.
You are not required to be on the premises to provide access. Whoever comes to enter will first knock,
and after determining that no one is available to answer, will enter using a passkey.
If the lock has been changed without proper notice and you have not given management a duplicate
key, a locksmith will be called upon to open the door and rekey the locks. Your account will be charged
for these services and you will be provided with a new key.
This is intended to be reasonable notice of at least 24 hours.
This notice was personally served by the owner/management at the following time:__________ and
Address and Phone Number:__________
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