Study our sample hardship letters to a landlord for delinquent rent to learn the best way to write your own successful hardship letter.
Sample 1 – Hardship Letter To Landlord For Delinquent Rent
February 8, 2021
132 12th Street
Lawnside, VA 34002
We have been tenants of yours for quite some time. Recently, my wife Mary and I had to put a new fuel pump in our car. The fuel pump was quite expensive, over $800.
We normally would have waited to do such an expensive repair, but the van broke down on the freeway and we had no choice.
We are a little short on the rent for the month of March and wanted to know if an extension was possible?
Because of our good rental history with you and that fact that we take such impeccable care of the home, we hope that you will allow this one time extension to us.
We will be able to pay by the 15th of March the full amount of $1300 plus any late fees associated with this payment not being timely. This is for the property located at 746 Baltimore Ave. Columbia, VA 34003.
We appreciate your prompt response. We can be reached at 555-222-3333.
Sample 2 – Hardship Letter To Landlord For Delinquent Rent
[City, State, Zip Code]
Dear [Name of Landlord],
We’ve been your tenants for quite some time. My wife [Wife’s Name] and I recently had to replace the gasoline pump in our car. The gas station was rather pricey, costing over [amount].
We would have waited to do such a costly repair if the van hadn’t broken down on the interstate, but we didn’t have an option. We are a little behind with rent for the month of March and were hoping to get an extension.
We hope you would grant us this one-time time extension due to our excellent rental history with you and the fact that we take such good care of the property.
Because of our wonderful rental history with you and the fact that we take such good care of the home, we hope you would grant us this one-time time extension.
We will be able to pay the full amount of [amount] plus any late fees incurred as a result of this payment not being made on time by [date]. This is the address for the property at [Address].
Your timely response is really appreciated. [Phone number] is where you may reach us.
Thank you very much.