254. Requirement to notify long leaseholders that rent is due.

A tenant1 under a long lease of a dwelling2 is not liable to make a payment of rent3 under the lease unless the landlord4 has given him a notice relating to the payment5; and the date on which he is liable to make the payment is that specified in the notice6. The notice must specify:


    (1)     the amount of the payment;


    (2)     the date on which the tenant is liable to make it; and


    (3)     if different from that date, the date on which he would have been liable to make it in accordance with the lease,

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