Virginia Month-to-Month Lease Agreement


The Virginia Month-to-Month Lease Agreement is a written tool used for documenting an agreement in which lessee(s) rent a unit or entire property on a short-term basis. The contract-type extends one month at a time until it is terminated by notice, the lessee(s) stop making consistent payments, or a condition of the contract is broken. In order for the contract to be ended legally,

Being a contract used for temporary leasing arrangements, it’s commonly utilized by landlords looking to lease a rental property for only a portion of the year. Landlords will find tenants interested in leasing by the month will be those unsure of where they’d like to live full time, families waiting for a house to be built/renovated, and persons staying in a new town on an extended work trip, to name a few.

State Laws

Statute: § 55.1-1253

Required Notice to Terminate: Week-to-week tenancies – seven (7) days’ notice required. Month-to-month tenancies – a minimum of thirty (30) days’ notice required.

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