Maine rental property owners, landlords and property managers need to use rental agreements and legal notices to follow the Maine landlord tenant laws. A free, state-specific Maine lease is included in your ARPOLA membership along with the Maine legal notices and forms you will use most often. Should you decide to use a different lease, listed below are terms and conditions you should include to help you meet the minimum requirements.
NOTICE PERIOD TO TERMINATE TENANCY:
RENT INCREASE NOTICE:
SECURITY DEPOSIT LIMITS:
2 months’ rent
NOTICE PERIOD FOR TERMINATION FOR NONPAYMENT:
NOTICE PERIOD FOR TERMINATION FOR LEASE VIOLATION:
Landlord can terminate tenancy with Unconditional Quit
NOTICE FOR UNCONDITIONAL QUIT:
7 days for violations making dwelling unfit for living, violation of lease terms or substantial damage to property
Late fees cannot exceed 4% of the amount due for 30 days, landlord must notify tenant of late fee policy in writing at the beginning of tenancy and cannot impose the fee until the rent is 15 days late
Information Current as of 07/2011
How Can Becoming an ARPOLA Member Help You With Lease Clauses?
- Save money. Buying a state lease from most associations costs $15.95 or more plus most landlords and rental property owners often need additional legal forms that can be $9.95 each.
- Legal Leases and Notices. ARPOLA’s free rental agreements are developed and maintained by US Legal Forms attorneys.
- Save time. No need to search for the best lease at a low price. Join ARPOLA and have complete access to leases for all 50 states that can be edited in Word.
- Join and renew once per year. No need to pay for any leases or per use. Download any lease in any state–it’s included in your membership dues.