This letter informs a landlord that you are having money problems and offers to work out a payment plan to get the rent paid.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
05 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
I am writing to let you know that, due to <reasons for money problems>, I am experiencing some financial difficulties. It will not be possible for me to make my rent payment for the month of <month>.
I am enclosing a partial payment of <$amount> at this time as a symbol of my good faith. I anticipate being able to resume making my regular payment by <month>.
I would certainly appreciate it if you would contact me so that we can work out a payment plan which will allow me to bring the rent current and prevent further arrears. I want to do everything I can to avoid having to move out. Thank you for your assistance and forbearance during this difficult time. I look forward to hearing from you.
encl: <List of enclosed items goes here>