notice to quit
- A legal written document given by a landlord to a tenant instructing them to leave the premises due to a specific issue, such as overdue rent or a lease violation; non-compliance often results in eviction
- After failing to pay the rent for three months, he received a notice to quit from the landlord.
- The landlord gave her a notice to quit because she had an unauthorized dog in her apartment.
- The occupant received a notice to quit and was warned if he didn't remedy the lease violation, he would face eviction.