My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: MA
I gave my current landlord one month's notice today, saying I
would move out on January 1st, 2010, which is a rent day. She said
that, according to the lease she needs two months' notice. On the
lease, which is a tenancy at will, it says "This tenancy may be
terminated by a written notice given by either party to the other the
first day of any rental period and shall be effective on the last day
of that rental period, or thirty days after such notice has been
given, whichever is longer".
I also found something online about Massachusetts law, stating that
one month's notice is sufficient. The above statement means one
months' notice is sufficient, right?
"if the rent reserved is payable at periods of less than three months,
the time of such notice shall be sufficient if it is equal to the
interval between the days of payment or thirty days, whichever is