Iowa Month-to-Month Rental Agreement
The Iowa monthly lease agreement, or tenancy at will, is typically preferred by individuals who are unsure of their exact time of stay at a residential property. The document technically renews every thirty (30) days upon payment by the tenant.
Month to Month Agreement Laws
Canceling/Terminating (562A.34)- Landlord or Tenant must give at least thirty (30) days’ notice. Advised to be written and sent as a certified letter with return receipt.
Increasing Rent – Landlords must give at least thirty (30) days before the next payment due date to increase rent on the tenant.
Disclosures and Other Forms
Iowa Rental Handbook – Reference for landlords and renters.
Lead-Based Paint Disclosure – *If the housing unit was constructed before 1978 this form must be attached to the lease.
Rental Application – Not required but gives the landlord access to the applying tenant’s criminal, credit, employment, and rental history. This allows the landlord to determine if the applying tenant will be a good addition to the property and be trouble-free by viewing their credentials and checking their references.