You can download OpenRent`s free lease here. In your case, your lease expires on September 1, when the contract will become a legal periodic agreement. In most cases, the period is monthly or weekly, depending on how the rent is to be paid according to the terms of the rental agreement. However, if the last rent payment was different – for example, if the tenant paid the entire rent in advance by a payment for six months of rental – then the lease period reflects that last payment (in our example, so it will be a periodic six-month lease). Not all landlords meet the legal requirements for rental layoffs and most accept a month`s notice at any time, although tenants should be prepared to meet the full notice period.. . . .