Hardship Letter Examples

   Family Breakup Hardship Letter

{Phone #}


Dear {landlord}:

I'm writing to let you know that I am having trouble making the rent payments due to the recent incarceration of my spouse, {Name}. {He/She} has been in {jail/prison} since {date}. Before that, my spouse had steady employment and was a contributing member of the household. In fact, {Name} is still listed on the lease.

I have enclosed my spouse's pay stubs to demonstrate the degree to which our family income was dependent on these wages.

I have secured {a second job/help from family} and anticipate that I will be able to resume regular monthly payments on {date}. I would also request that you consider waiving late payments during this tough time.

Thank you very much for your patience and compassion in this matter. I have enjoyed living here for the past {time period} and hope that with your leniency I can continue as your tenant.


{Sender Name}

Enclosure: pay stubs

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