Sample "Landlord Reference Letter for Tenant"

A Landlord Reference Letter for a Tenant is used when a tenant will be moving to a new rental property and will need a letter showing they have been a reliable tenant. This type of letter is often requested by property managers to ensure they will be renting to trustworthy tenants and can expect to receive rental payments on time. A Sample Landlord Reference Letter for a Tenant is available for download below.

To create a Landlord Reference Letter for a Tenant you can include the following:

  1. Today's date.
  2. Your name, address of your rental property, and contact information.
  3. Opening salutation.
  4. Addressing yourself as the tenant's current or recent property manager and the dates the tenant rented from you.
  5. Discuss the tenant's reliability while renting from you, including any late or missed payments, violations to the lease agreement, and how the unit was left once they left the property.
  6. If you had an overall positive experience renting to the tenant, be sure to include this in the letter (such as the cleanliness of the unit, the tenant observing quiet hours, and being respectful to other tenants).
  7. Close by stating your final thoughts on this tenant.
  8. Your name and signature.

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Sample Landlord Reference Letter
for Tenant
From: ​ [ ​
L andlord’s Name​
]
[​
B usiness Name​
]
[​
S treet Address​
]
[​
C ity, State, ZIP Code​
]
[​
D ate​
]
Re: ​ [ ​
T enant Names and Address of Rental Property​
]
To Whom It May Concern,
This reference letter is to confirm that [​
N ames of the tenants and their children, if
relevant​
] have been tenants in the above property since [​
D ate of tenancy​
] . The rental
property is a 2-bedroom apartment.
Their last rent payment was $[rental amount], which was paid on time on [​
D ate of
payment​
] . During the tenancy, they have been responsible and timely in their rent
payments, which were due [​
M onthly, biweekly, weekly, etc.​
] .
There have been no complaints from neighbors, and the tenants have kept the property
and its surrounding area clean and tidy. We will refund their rental bond within 14 days
of their moving-out date.
I can confirm that the tenants were respectful, friendly, and helpful. They made no
unreasonable demands or complaints during their tenancy.
Their pet dog has also been quiet and well behaved with no complaints from neighbors.
We have not served [​
N ames of the tenants​
] a Notice to Remedy or any other legal notice
during the tenancy. They informed us in advance of the reason for their move. However,
if they choose to stay, we will gladly rent out our property to them again.
© ​
T EMPLATEROLLER.COM
Sample Landlord Reference Letter
for Tenant
From: ​ [ ​
L andlord’s Name​
]
[​
B usiness Name​
]
[​
S treet Address​
]
[​
C ity, State, ZIP Code​
]
[​
D ate​
]
Re: ​ [ ​
T enant Names and Address of Rental Property​
]
To Whom It May Concern,
This reference letter is to confirm that [​
N ames of the tenants and their children, if
relevant​
] have been tenants in the above property since [​
D ate of tenancy​
] . The rental
property is a 2-bedroom apartment.
Their last rent payment was $[rental amount], which was paid on time on [​
D ate of
payment​
] . During the tenancy, they have been responsible and timely in their rent
payments, which were due [​
M onthly, biweekly, weekly, etc.​
] .
There have been no complaints from neighbors, and the tenants have kept the property
and its surrounding area clean and tidy. We will refund their rental bond within 14 days
of their moving-out date.
I can confirm that the tenants were respectful, friendly, and helpful. They made no
unreasonable demands or complaints during their tenancy.
Their pet dog has also been quiet and well behaved with no complaints from neighbors.
We have not served [​
N ames of the tenants​
] a Notice to Remedy or any other legal notice
during the tenancy. They informed us in advance of the reason for their move. However,
if they choose to stay, we will gladly rent out our property to them again.
© ​
T EMPLATEROLLER.COM
You are welcome to contact me on [​
P hone Number​
] and I will happily answer any other
questions you may have.
Yours sincerely,
[​
L andlord’s Name​
]
[​
L andlord’s Signature​
]
© ​
T EMPLATEROLLER.COM
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