Rental Assistance Request

Agent template letter to landlord

This letter may be used to notify landlord clients when a tenant requests a reduction or freeze in rental payments. Where [ ] appears, please note the instruction and insert the relevant information.

[Insert on agency letterhead]

Dear [insert client’s name],

Re: [insert address of rental premises]

We have received a request from the tenant(s) of the above property for a reduction in rental payments as follows:

Proposed Reduced Rental Amount:                           %, $                 per week
Duration:     Start Date         /       /          End Date __    /__    / __  (inclusive)

Attached is a copy of the Rental Payment Assistance Form for your consideration.

Please provide your written instructions in relation to the above request as soon as possible and, in any event, by no later than [insert date] by completing the form attached and returning it to us. Please keep in mind that a no eviction moratorium has been announced, meaning that tenants cannot be evicted as a result of financial distress caused by COVID-19 for a maximum period of 6 months.

If you wish to discuss this matter further or require additional clarification, please do not hesitate to contact [insert name of contact person] on [insert phone number and/or email address].

Thank you very much for your assistance and co-operation at this difficult time.

Yours faithfully

[insert name]