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Louisiana Tenant-Landlord Law

by Joe Bredar

Louisiana

Eviction Laws

Louisiana-Eviction-Laws
  • When it is failure to pay rent, the tenant has 5 days to pay you otherwise the eviction notice can be filed with the courts.
  • When there is another lease violation (e.g. subletting), the tenant has 5 days to resolve the violation from the point that the eviction notice is served. Otherwise the eviction notice will be filed with the courts.

Early Termination of Lease

When there is not a lease violation, but the landlord or tenant wants to break the lease, the following regulations apply:

Early termination by landlord

If the landlord wishes to terminate the lease early, they have to give a notice period of Month to month, 10 days before end of term; week to week, 5 days before end of term; less than one week, any time before end of term..

Early termination by tenant

If the tenant wishes to terminate the lease early, they have to give a notice period of month to month, 10 days before end of term; week to week, 5 days before end of term; less than one week, any time before end of term..

For more information on Louisiana Landlord Tenant laws please visit their website here.