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Letter to Landlord to Use Security Deposit as Last Month's Rent

The relationship between the landlords and the tenants is often strained because of several reasons, mostly because of misunderstandings between the parties. The carelessness of the tenants and the unkind strict nature of the landlords are some of the main reasons among many.

sample letter to landlord to use security deposit as last month's rent
Therefore, it is better to keep things in writing i.e. the correspondences. If possible, the voice conversations may be recorded too. These evidence will come into use in case any conflicts arise.

Though the condition on the adjustment of last month's rent towards security deposit is not mostly provided in the rental agreement, yet the tenant still can request the landlord for this.

Here are samples of letters to landlords from tenants to use security deposits as last month's rents.

TEMPLATE #1
(Letter to landlord)

Date: .............

To
(Name of the Landlord)
(Address)

Sub.: Adjustment of security deposit

Dear Sir,

I am hereby submitting the one month's advance notice of my intention to vacate your premises which you have given me on rent under an agreement between us dated ...........

I would also like to request you to kindly adjust this month's advance rent from the security deposit amount and refund me the rest of the amount at the time of leaving.

I sincerely thank you for letting me stay in your property and for your kind cooperation during the period of stay. I am grateful to you.

Yours faithfully,

   (signature)
(Name of the Tenant)


TEMPLATE #2
(Email to landlord)

Dear Sir,

Please refer to our telephonic call on (Date), wherein I have informed you about vacating your Flat by (Date) and thereby served one month of notice period as required under the rent agreement dated ......... between us.

I would like to request you to kindly adjust last month's rent of (amount) from the security deposit amount of ........... and refund me the rest amounting to ..............

Thank you for letting me stay in your property for the last ........ months.

Yours faithfully,

   (signature)
(Name of the Tenant)

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