A stipulation, or stip, is a written document describing what you agree to. Do not sign a stipulation unless you understand it and agree.
The stip in housing court or an eviction case may include things like:
- How much you owe Include a breakdown of the back rent showing the fees.
- When you have to pay The deadlines for paying current rent and back rent.
- Your demands For example, repairs you need.
- Consequences What happens if you or your landlord don’t do what was agreed upon. Watch out for a final judgment and warrant.
Last Reviewed: August 28, 2023