Landlord and Tenant Self-Help Forms

Temporary Reduction in Rent Agreement. Idaho Legal Aid has prepared a customizable template agreement to assist tenants and landlords who have agreed to a temporary reduction in rent due to the pandemic. The form is not interactive, but can be downloaded as a PDF or Word document. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to find these forms.

 

Interactive forms are free to low income people in Idaho with certain landlord or tenant issues. See our list of forms below. If you have a landlord or tenant issue that our interactive forms does not address, you can visit the Court Assistance Office (CAO) website to print out other forms and complete them by hand.

Please read over the list below to make sure you qualify to use the interactive forms:

Tenants

  • You are a tenant living in Idaho.
  • You are representing yourself (if the issue goes to court).
  • You know the landlord is not protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003.

Landlords

  • You are the property owner and your property is in Idaho.
  • The property is less than 5 acres.
  • You are representing yourself (if the issue goes to court).
  • You know the tenant(s) are not protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003.
  • You are evicting tenant(s) for non-payment of rent.
  • You are not trying to remove a mobile home from a rented space.

If any of the statements above are false, check with your local CAO Office for more information about how to proceed.

Interactive Forms for Tenants and Landlords

Interactive forms are free to low income people in Idaho with certain family law issues. Interactive forms allow a person to input information which automatically enters into the appropriate forms. Interactive forms are available on the Idaho Guide & File website.  Click "Start Your Legal Process" to to generate forms you can use to e-file or print to file in person at your local courthouse.

Fillable PDF Forms

Fillable PDF forms are also available if you prefer not use to the interactive forms process. You may find fillable PDF forms and instructions here: https://courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/. Please click on the "Forms" tab in the top-right corner and then select the type of issue you are having and it will bring you to the appropriate forms for that issue. Don't forget to view the instructions for each form before filing out the forms.

FAQS Regarding the Interactive Forms

These forms are not for commercial use and charging for use in any way is prohibited.

Table of Contents

  1. Demand for Repairs Notice Self-Help Form
  2. Request for Repairs Complaint Self-Help Form
  3. Answer to an Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent Self-Help Form
  4. Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent Complaint Self-Help Form

Demand for Repairs Notice Self-Help Form

For Tenant Use: 3 Day Demand for Repairs Notice

Fillable PDF Forms

If you would prefer to use a fillable PDF rather than the interactive process for these forms, please click the link for PDF instructions and forms for "Tenant's Request for Repairs" here: https://courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/Forms/housing. Please read all of the instructions before filling out the forms. 

Request for Repairs Complaint Self-Help Form

For Tenant Use: Request for Repairs Complaint Packet

Fillable PDF Forms

If you would prefer to use a fillable PDF rather than the interactive process for these forms, please click the following link for PDF Instructions and Forms for "Tenant's Request for Repairs": https://courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/Forms/housing. Please read all of the instructions before filling out the forms. 

 

Answer to an Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent Self-Help Form

If you are a tenant that needs to answer a Complaint for a Nonpayment of Rent Eviction (Unlawful Detainer), you can find the forms you need here: https://courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/Forms/housing, under "Respond to an Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent."

Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent Complaint Self-Help Form

For Landlord Use: Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent Complaint Packet

You can find the forms you would need to file against a tenant for nonpayment of rent eviction here: https://courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/Forms/housing