NOTICE TO CEASE
TO: John Doe and Jane Doe, Tenant(s).
- Present Lease. You now rent apartment #2 located at 123 Red Road, Your City, Jersey, Zip, as Tenant(s).
- Warning. Please read this NOTICE TO CEASE carefully. If you do not immediately cease (stop) doing the acts complained of, you may be EVICTED. This means you may be forced to leave.
- Acts Complained of. According to New Jersey Law (N.J.S.A 2A:18-61.1), you may be evicted for the following reasons:
For disorderly conduct pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.1(b) and breach of landlord's rules pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.1(d). Specifically, you have been having loud parties late at night while other residents are trying to sleep. Police were called to the premises on January 14, 2013, January 16, 2013 and January 17, 2013. You must cease all further disorderly activity. Failure to comply with this Notice will result in a Notice to Quit and an Eviction Action.
For breach of landlord's rules pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.1(d). Specifically, your written lease, and your certificate of occupancy and your Housing Assistance Agreement limit your occupancy to 2 people. You are currently housing 6 people in your 2-bedroom apartment, which is also a violation of PMC 404.5. You must remove all unauthorized occupants no later than February 16, 2013. Failure to comply with this Notice will result in a Notice to Quit and an Eviction Action.
For habitual late payment of rent, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.1(j). Specifically, your written lease requires you to pay rent no later than the first day of each month. You have consistently paid your rent late each month, including the month of November, 2012, when you paid your rent on November 21, and December of 2012, when you paid your rent on December 15 and January of 2013, when you paid your rent on January 17. You were previously sent a Notice to Cease last year when you were late on your August and September rent. This is your final Notice to Cease. Any further late payments will result in a Notice to Quit and an Eviction Action.
- Your landlord intends to terminate your lease in accordance with H.U.D. Rules and Regulations, as well as state law if these violations are not corrected immediately and permanently.
Attorney for Landlord
Via Certified Mail - Return Receipt Requested and