In the state of Alabama, a month to month lease agreement is a legal document between a tenant and a landlord that establishes a tenancy for a set period of time. In this case, the period is one month or 30 days. These contracts automatically renew at the beginning of each month and can be can be terminated by either party with sufficient notice. Although these are short-term agreements, they are still legal contracts that both tenants and landlords must abide by.
Alabama Month to Month Lease Agreement Laws - § 35-9A-441
Minimum Termination Period - 30 Days
Alabama law dictates that month to month lease agreements must be terminated with a written notice by either the tenant or the landlord at least 30 days before the lease is set to renew. If the tenant remains in the rental beyond the lease agreement without the landlord’s consent, the law allows the landlord to pursue damages up to the equivalent of three (3) month’s rent plus attorney fees.