If your agreement is written, the amount of notice should be stated in it. If you have an oral agreement, either the landlord or the tenant may end the rental agreement by giving proper notice to the other party. Proper notice is 7 days if you rent by the week, 30 days if you rent by the month. The notice must be in writing.
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