This form is used by the landlord to notify a residential tenant of a breach of the lease, due to material non-compliance with the lease provisions. "Residential" includes a house, apartment, or condo. The specific material non-compliance is identified and the tenant is given 3 days to cure the breach or suffer termination.
Material breach is a contract law term which refers to a failure of performance under the contract which is significant enough to give the aggrieved party the right to sue for breach of contract. When there has been a material breach, the aggrieved party is also relieved of a duty of further performance under the contract. However, a minor divergence from the terms of the contract is not a material breach. A material breach is one that is significant enough to destroy the value of the contract.