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Rental agreement

When renting an apartment or any property such as cottage or a house- it is imperative to have a proper rental agreement. It will protect your interest and insure against unexpected negative developments in future.

Here is a sample rental agreement. But please note that just like any pre-written agreements it may not apply to every situation, so you may want to consult a legal professional for drafting a version pertaining to your specific case:

Parties

1. The rental agreement is made in duplicate between:

Name
, the landlord,
And:
Address postal code telephone(s)
Name(s)
, the tenant(s),
Name(s) telephone(s)
Premises
The parties agree that

2. The landlord will rent to the tenant and the tenant will rent from the landlord the following residential

Premises:
Street name and number
City or town postal code
Apartment number
Is the residential premises a mobile home space? Yes no
Superintendent or property manager (if different from the landlord):
Name
Address postal code telephone(s)
Act

3. The "act"" as referenced in this agreement, shall mean the "residential tenancies act".

Term

4. Select paragraph (a) or (b) -not both

(a) This agreement is to begin on the And run from month to month or from Day (month to month, Week to week) Week to week (check only one) Of Month_______ ,20____ Year 

(b) This agreement is to begin on the Fixed term ( ____ months) Day Of Month______ ,20 ____ Year And end on the Day Of Month_____ ,20____ Year .


Rent

5. The tenant will pay rent at the following rate:

The first payment of rent is due on the $ per week; $ per month; $ per term. And thereafter on the day of each Unless otherwise agreed upon, the tenant shall ensure all rental payments are sent or delivered to the landlord Or landlord's agent. Rent may also be paid by postdated cheques. (where rent payable, in part or whole, is in other Than money, the landlord shall give to the tenant a letter specifying the payment and placing a value on each item Contained in the payment). The landlord provide a receipt to the tenant for any rent received. Must Week month Of ,20 Day month year.

When renting an apartment or any property such as cottage or a house- it is imperative to have a proper rental agreement. It will protect your interest and insure against unexpected negative developments in future.

Here is a sample rental agreement.

But please note that just like any pre-written agreements it may not apply to every situation, so you may want to consult a legal professional for drafting a version pertaining to your specific case:


1. Residential tenancy agreement (fixed term tenancy) This agreement made in duplicate the ________ day of __________________, 200____. Between: _____________________ [designate of each owner on title], individuals resident in _____________________ (hereinafter either individually or collectively referred to as the "landlord") - and – _______________________________ [names of each tenant], individuals resident in _____________________ (hereinafter either individually or collectively referred to as the "tenant") 

Premises

1. The landlord hereby leases to the tenant the residential premises described as: _____________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "premises") for use and  occupation as residential Premises only, subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement and of the Residential tenancies act of the province of alberta. 

Terms

2. Unless earlier terminated in accordance with the provisions of this agreement or With the expressed written consent of the landlord, this agreement shall be for a
Fixed term commencing at 12 o'clock noon on the ____ day of ______________, 200___ and ending at 12 o'clock noon on the _____ day of ________________, 200___, and no notice shall be required for either the landlord or tenant to Terminate the tenancy at the end of the fixed term.


Rent

3. The tenant shall pay monthly, in advance, by way of post-dated cheques, to the Landlord at _____________________ a rental of $ _____________ per month on or before the first day of each and every month Of the term of this agreement. The tenant shall provide post-dated cheques in Advance for each month of the term.In the event any rent amount is not paid When due, all remaining rent payments over the unexpired term of this Agreement shall, at the discretion of the landlord, become immediately due and Payable. If applicable a partial months rent of will be due for The period commencing _________________________.


Utilities

4. The rental rate prescribed above does not include the costs of providing Natural gas, water, sewer, and electricity services to the premises, which shall be The obligation of the tenant, and the tenant agrees to pay on demand to the Appropriate authority or utility provider, or landlord for those utilities billed Directly to the landlord by the appropriate authority, and to be fully responsible For the costs of such services.

2 Cable, internet

5. The tenant agrees to pay on demand to the  appropriate authority, or landlord And telephone for those services billed directly to the landlord by the appropriate authority, And to be fully responsible for the costs of all other services not specifically Mentioned in paragraph 4 above, including, without limitation, the costs of Cable, internet and telephone services.

Appliances

6. The landlord agrees that throughout the term of this agreement, the landlord Will supply for the tenant's use a refrigerator, range, dishwasher, clothes
Washer, and clothes dryer in the premises. Other occupants

7. The landlord and the tenant agree that the premises may be occupied by the Tenant and their children, unless the landlord consents in writing to the Occupation of the premises by some other or an additional person or persons.

Security

8. (a) the tenant agrees to pay to the landlord a security deposit of _____________________ on _______________ (month/day/yr). The landlord may deduct from the security deposit any amount that the Landlord deems necessary to provide for:

(i) repairing any damage to the premises (including the building Of which the premises form a part, and the property on which
The building is located), fixtures, furniture, appliances and Any other items leased pursuant to this agreement, which Damage may have been caused by the tenant or any person Or persons invited on the premises by the tenant, normal Wear and tear excepted; provided that the landlord meets The inspection report requirements of section 18 of the Residential tenancies act, as set forth in clause 10 of this Agreement;

(ii) cleaning the premises, including cleaning of the draperies and Carpets, if the tenant gives up possession of the premises in Such condition that the premises require cleaning, normal Wear and tear excepted;

(iii) payment of rent, and/or utility charges owing to the landlord By the tenant and any amounts due to the landlord as the Result of a default of the tenant under this agreement, and

(iv) the discharge of any other obligations or liabilities of the Tenant respecting the premises. (hereinafter either individually or collectively referred to as“damages”).

(b) in the event that the quantum of monies required to compensate the Landlord for the damages referenced in subparagraph 8(a) above Exceeds the amount of the security deposit, the tenant shall, Immediately upon request from the landlord, pay to the landlord any Amounts in respect of the damages which is in excess of the security Deposit, plus interest thereon from the date initially due until the date The landlord receives payment in full, whether before or after Judgement at the rate of 1.5 percent per month.

(c) the landlord agrees to deposit the security deposit received from the Tenant in an interest-bearing account at a bank, treasury branch, credit Union or trust company in alberta within two (2) banking days of Receiving the security deposit, as required by the residential tenancies Act. The landlord agrees to invest the security deposit only in deposit Receipts, deposit notes, certificates of deposit, acceptances or other Similar instruments issued by or guaranteed as to principal and interest
By a bank, credit union, loan corporation, treasury branch, trust 3 Corporation or insurance company authorized to carry on business in Alberta. If the landlord is entitled, under the residential tenancies Act or this agreement, to money in a security deposit trust account, the Money may be withdrawn from the trust account and transferred to the Landlord.

Interest on

9. Unless otherwise agreed by the landlord and the tenant the landlord Security deposit agrees to pay to the tenant interest on the security deposit annually at the rate or Rates prescribed by the residential tenancies act and the regulations thereto, as Applicable. Inspections

10. The landlord and the tenant agree to complete an inspection of the premises Within one week before or after the tenant takes possession of the premises and Within one week before or after the tenant surrenders possession of the Premises. The landlord agrees to provide the tenant in each instance with a Report of the inspection that describes the condition of the premises. The Landlord may complete the inspection without the tenant if an adult person who Falls within the definition of the term “tenant” (as the term “tenant” is defined in The residential tenancies act) has refused to take part in two inspections Suggested by the landlord to take place on different days, on days that are not Holidays and between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. The landlord agrees that the Inspection reports will contain the statements, and the landlord and the tenant Agree that the inspection report will be signed, as required by the residential Tenancies ministerial regulation under the residential tenancies act.

Care of premises

11. (a) the landlord agrees that the premises supplied to the tenant by the Landlord at the commencement of the term of this agreement shall be In a reasonably good state of repair and reasonably clean and that Insofar as the landlord is responsible for the maintenance of the Premises pursuant to this agreement, they will be maintained in a Reasonably good state of repair. The landlord also agrees that any Items supplied by the landlord pursuant to clause 6 of this agreement Shall be in good working order and capable of enjoyment by the tenant And stall be maintained by the landlord in a reasonably good state of Repair throughout the term of this agreement.

(b) the tenant agrees to take good care of the premises and keep them in reasonably clean condition, to take good care of any items supplied to The tenant by the landlord pursuant to clause 6 of this agreement.

Maintenance

12.The tenant shall be responsible for:

Costs

(a) the costs of repairing plugged toilets, sinks and drains and the cost of All damage resulting directly or indirectly therefrom;

(b) the costs of replacing light bulbs;

(c) the costs of replacing or repairing all windows, screens, doors, Appliances and fixtures damaged, broken, removed or destroyed at any Time during the tenancy, whether by the tenant or any other person or Persons invited on the premises by the tenant.

(d) the cost of cleaning, repairing and replacing soiled, stained or damaged Floor coverings, counter tops and draperies; and

(e) the cost of any other repairs or replacements to the premises or the Common property of the premises due to tenant neglect or wilful Damage by the tenant or guests.

Tenant

13. It shall be the responsibility of the tenant to:

Insurance

(a) insure the tenant’s property on the premises against damage or loss to Such property caused by fire, theft and any other perils which cause Such damage or loss. 4

(b) obtain and carry general comprehensive liability insurance of a Minimum of $1,000,000.00 coverage against wilful or negligent acts or Omissions by the tenant or persons for whom the tenant is responsible.

(c) provide a copy of certificate of insurance to the landlord. 

Waiver and

14. The tenant hereby waives and releases the landlord from any liability for Indemnity damage or loss to and any persons or property which occurs in connection with
The premises, the building and its facilities, grounds or parking lot. The Landlord shall not be responsible for any loss of the tenant’s property in the Premises or stored in the building. The landlord is not responsible for damages, Inconvenience or fumigation costs due to insect infestation. the tenant hereby indemnifies and saves harmless the landlord for and in Relation to any and all loss or damage caused by the tenant or the tenant’s Guests or invitees, through neglect, misuse or carelessness and the tenant shall Indemnify and save harmless the landlord for and from all actions, causes of Action, or claims for damage or injury of any nature, kind and description Whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with tenant’s occupation of the Premises, or the facilities, parking areas and grounds located in, upon or 
Associated with the premises. 

behavior

15. The tenant will not cause, and the tenant will ensure that the family and guests Of the tenant do not cause a nuisance or disturbance to neighbors of the Premises.

Assignment &

16. the tenant shall not have the right to assign or sublet the premises to Subletting another person or persons without the written consent of the landlord.

Abandonment

17. Should the tenant fail to take possession of the premises at the commencement Of the term of this agreement, or abandon the premises before the expiration of
This agreement, the landlord may take possession without notice or demand and Re-let the premises on such conditions as the landlord may deem advisable. Without prejudice to the landlord's right to recover rent and utility charges Which may be owing and without prejudice to any claim or claims for damages, The tenant will be charged a re-rental fee of $ _____________ and will also be Responsible for paying the rent until the end of the residential tenancy Agreement term, or until a new tenant, suitable to the landlord, is found to Occupy the premises. 

Rules and

18. The tenant and tenant’s guests will observe and comply with the landlord's Regulations rules and regulations which are attached to and form part of this Agreement, with such reasonable variations and modifications as may be made To such rules and regulations from time to time by way of reasonable Written notice from the  landlord to the tenant, provided that such variations And modifications do not modify this agreement and are clear and fair and are Intended to either:

(a) promote the comfort, safety or welfare of the tenant, the family and Guests of the tenant and/or other tenants in the building of which the Premises form a part;

(b) preserve the landlord’s property from abusive use or promote the care And cleanliness of the premises, the building of which the premises Form a part, if any, or the property on which the building is located, or 

(c) make a fair distribution of services or facilities provided for the Tenant’s use Liability for rent

19. When two or more persons comprise the tenant for the purposes of this Agreement, the landlord may collect the rent due and the utility charges to the Landlord pursuant to this agreement from any or all of them. The liability of 5 Each person comprising the tenant shall be joint and several in respect of any And all obligations of the tenant under this agreement. 

Quiet enjoyment

20. The landlord acknowledges that in executing this agreement, the landlord is Exercising the landlord's lawful power, and in so executing, and subject to the Terms of this agreement, grants the tenant the right of full use and occupation And peaceful enjoyment of the premises with such security of tenure. 

Right of entry

21. Except as otherwise permitted by this paragraph 20, the landlord shall not enter The premises without the consent of the tenant or of any adult person lawfully On the premises. The landlord shall have the right to enter the premises:

(a) immediately, and without notice or consent:

(i) if the landlord has reasonable grounds to believe that an Emergency exists or that the tenant has abandoned the
Premises; or

(ii) needs to make repairs or adjustments to the heating, water, Electrical, telephone, or other services of the building of which The premises form a part. The tenant acknowledges that Access to these services is located in the premises.

(b) without consent, but after notice to the tenant:

(i) to inspect the state of repair of the premises;

(ii) to make general repairs to the premises;

(iii) to show the premises to prospective purchasers or mortgagees Of the premises; or

(iv) to show the premises to prospective tenants after a notice of Termination has been served. where required, a notice shall be served on the tenant at least 24 hours before The time of entry, the entry must be between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm and the entry Must be made on a day that is not a holiday (except that the landlord may enter On a sunday if the tenant’s religious day of worship is not a sunday and the Tenant has provided the landlord with a written notice of that day) or on a day That is not the tenant’s day of religious worship (if that day is not a sunday and The tenant has provided the landlord with a written notice of that day).

Force majeure

22. The provisions of this lease may be suspended or terminated at any time by the Landlord should any event make such suspension or termination advisable when Considered from the perspective of the landlord, including, without limitation to The generality of the foregoing, damage to the premises or the building of which The premises form a part which makes the premises uninhabitable, or any Intervention by any regulatory, governmental or other authority which prevents Or otherwise renders the lease of the premises uneconomic for the landlord.

Use

23. The tenant shall use the premises for residential purposes only. The tenant shall not allow the premises to be used for any illegal or immoral purpose. Comply with

24. The tenant shall comply with all health, fire and other regulations and Laws requirements of competent authorities. The tenant shall not do anything to Create or allow a health, fire or other hazard to exist.

Tenant’s copy

25. The landlord shall deliver to the tenant a duplicate copy of this Of agreement agreement signed by the landlord within twenty-one (21) days after Execution of this agreement by the tenant and return of this agreement to the Landlord. Where a copy of this agreement is not delivered within the time Specified, the tenant may withhold payment of rent.

Binding effect

26. This agreement shall extend to, be binding upon and enure to the benefit of the Heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns of the tenant.

6 Landlord’s

27. The landlord will advise the tenant of the address and postal Address code within alberta of the landlord within seven (7) days of the tenant's taking Possession of the premises and will advise the tenant of any change in such Information as required by the residential tenancies act. Unless otherwise Provided, the landlord’s address for notice is: _____________________________________

Headings

28. The headings in this agreement are inserted for convenience of reference only And shall not affect the construction of this agreement.

Conflicts

29. The tenancy created by this residential tenancy agreement is Governed by the residential tenancies act and if there is a conflict Between this residential tenancy agreement and the act, the act Prevails. In witness whereof the parties hereto have executed this agreement as of the day and year first above Written.


Signed by the landlord in the presence of:
____________________________________________
witness signature of landlord or landlord’s agent

Signed by the tenant in the presence of:
____________________________________________
witness signature of tenant
____________________________________________
witness signature of tenant


Receipt of i hereby acknowledge receipt of a duplicate original of this residential Lease tenancy agreement this _____ day of ________________________, 200____.
____________________________________________
tenant tenant’s signature
____________________________________________
tenant tenant’s signature 7

Rules and regulations

Maintenance

1. The tenant shall dispose of all garbage from the premises in a proper manner.

2. The tenant shall use the decks, entrance and walks in a proper manner.

3. If windows or doors are left open on the premises by the tenant or by any Person invited on the premises by the tenant, causing plumbing to freeze, Damage by rain or water damage to floors or walls, the tenant shall be Responsible for any damage occasioned by such action.

4. The tenant agrees to immediately report to the landlord any and all damage That may occur to the premises.

5. Only small picture hooks and small nails may be used for the hanging of Pictures in the premises.

6. The tenant shall be responsible for replacing glass with glass of a kind and Quality similar to that, which may be broken, cracked or damaged due to the Negligence, or wilful misconduct of tenant or any other person or persons Invited on the premises by the tenant.

7. The hallways, passages, and stairs of the building in which the premises are Situated shall be used for no purpose other than going to and from the premises
And the tenant shall not in any way encumber those areas with boxes, furniture Or other material or place or leave rubbish in those areas and other areas used in
Common with other tenants. 

8. Boots and rubbers which are soiled or wet shall be removed at the entrance to The building in which the premises are located and taken into the tenant’s Premises.

9. No structural alterations, painting, papering or redecorating shall be done by the Tenant without the prior written consent of the landlord.

10. Neither the tenant nor the landlord shall add to or change locks on doors giving Access to the premises or to any building or property of which the premises form
A part without the prior written consent of the other party. After consent is given By the landlord, the tenant is required to provide the landlord with a key for Any locks installed or changed by the tenant.

11. The tenant will place plastic or other soft sliders/protectors on the bottom of Each leg of furniture.

Safety

12. The tenant must keep and observe all health, fire and police regulations of the Province and city, town or municipality in which the premises are located

13. No additional electric wiring or heating units shall be installed in the premises Without the prior written consent of the landlord.

14. No combustible material or flammable liquid shall be kept on the premises Except in small quantities and in containers approved for this purpose.

15. If the tenant is absent from the premises and the premises are unoccupied for a Period of fourteen (14) days or longer, the tenant shall notify the landlord and Arrange for a regular inspection by a competent person.

16. The tenant must obtain the approval of the landlord before a waterbed or Waterbeds are used on the premises.

Consideration

17. Noise shall not be permitted in the premises which, in the opinion of the Of others landlord, disturbs the comfort of the neighbors to the premises. 

18. No pets, animals, reptiles or birds of any kind shall be allowed or kept in or About the premises either on a permanent or temporary basis.

19. The tenant will not leave guests in charge of the premises or have guests stay Longer than four (4) weeks without notifying the landlord.

20. If parking facilities are provided, they are provided at the tenant’s own risk and The tenant is required to park in the stall allotted to the tenant. Unlicensed or
Inoperable vehicles parked on the landlord’s property will be removed at the Tenant’s expense.

21. The tenant shall not place or expose or allow to be placed or exposed anywhere In the premises within or without, any placard, notice plate or sign for
Advertising purposes, nor shall the tenant affix to the premises or erect thereon Any radio or tv antenna or towers, without the prior written consent of the Landlord. 8 Signed by the landlord in the presence of (if not a corporation):
____________________________________________
witness signature of landlord or landlord’s agent

Signed by the tenant in the presence of:
____________________________________________
witness signature of tenant
____________________________________________
witness signature of tenant

Tenants:
Address & phone contact
Reference & next of kin with whom not living
Reference: phone:
Employment contacts:
Banking information.
Important medical conditions in case of emergency
All information in this lease is true/correct & will be used to determine our tenant worthiness. I/we
Authorize/consent to the landlord receiving & exchanging with other persons any information from references as to
Our credit worthiness.

Rental increase

6. Rent may not be increased:

(a) during any rental agreement for a fixed term

(b) where the residential premises are rented from week to week or month to month;

(i) more than once in a 12 month period

(ii) during the 12 months immediately following the commencement of the rental agreement

(c) during the 12 months immediately following the commencement of the rental agreement for the fixed term, Where a rental agreement for a fixed term expires and the tenancy continues week to week or month to month A landlord must give not less than eight weeks written notice of any rental increase where the residential
Premises are rented from week to week and not less than three months written notice where the residential Premises are rented from month to month.

Services/facilities

7. The rent mentioned above includes provision of and payment for the following services and facilities:
(check all that apply)
Heat wood stove range electricity
Water supply
Telephone
Cable tv hook-up apparatus
Snow removal for parking lot and walkways
Janitorial services for common areas
Other (specify)
None; or
The following services are the responsibility of the tenant: (i.e. electrical costs)
Furniture (attach complete listing)
Parking for number of cars
Cable tv service grass cutting propane
Washer & dryer refrigerator washer & dryer (without charge) (coin operated)
Hot water water tax property tax
Other occupants

8. In addition to the tenant, the following occupants may reside at the rented premises:
1. 4.
2. 5.
3. 6.
Security deposit

9. Check only one of the following:
A security deposit is not required or The landlord hereby acknowledges receipt of a security deposit of $ to be held in trust. (section 12 of the act)

Limit of security deposit

10. Money or other value as a security deposit shall not be in excess of:
(i) the first two weeks rent if premises let week to week;

(ii) . Of the first months rent if premises let month to month;

(iii) . Of the first months rent that would be payable if rent was proportioned to a monthly payment where the Residential premises are rented for a fixed term of not less than 6 months and not more than 12 months. (section 12 of the act) Notice of termination

11. (a) notice to terminate the residential premises shall be given for the following periods: (notice must be in Writing per section 17 and method of service per section 30 of the act.) By the tenant (check one)

Term
Tenancy
Month to
Month
Week to
Week
Mobile
Home owned
By tenant
Term tenancy -not less than two months before
The end of the term
Month to month tenancy -not less than
One month before the end of the rental period
Week to week -not less than one week before the
End of the rental period
Not less than one month before the end of the
Rental period
Term tenancy -not less than three months
Before the end of the term
Month to month tenancy -not less than three
Months before the end of the rental period
Week to week tenancy -not less than four
Weeks before the end of the rental period
Mobile home space -not less than six months
Before the end of the rental period
By the landlord (check one)

Statutory conditions

12. The following statutory conditions apply: (section 8 of the act)

1. Obligation of the landlord

(a) the landlord shall maintain the premises in a good state of repair and fit for habitation during the tenancy and
Shall comply with a law respecting health, safety or housing.

(b) paragraph

(a) applies regardless of whether, when the landlord and tenant entered into the rental agreement, The tenant had knowledge of a state of non-repair, unfitness for habitation or contravention of a law respecting Health, safety or housing in the premises.

2. Obligation of the tenant The tenant shall keep the premises clean, and shall repair damage caused by wilful or negligent act of the tenant Or of a person whom the tenant permits on the premises.

3. Subletting premises The tenant may assign, sublet or otherwise part with possession of the premises subject to the consent of the Landlord, and the landlord shall not arbitrarily or unreasonably withhold consent and shall not levy a charge In excess of expenses actually incurred by the landlord in relation to giving consent.

4. Mitigation on abandonment Where the tenant abandons the premises, the landlord shall mitigate damages that may be caused by the abandonment To the extent that a party to a contract is required by law to mitigate damages.

5. Entry of premises Except in the case of an emergency, the landlord shall not enter the premises without the consent of the tenant 

Unless

(a) notice of termination of the rental agreement has been given and the entry is at a reasonable time for the Purpose of exhibiting the premises to a prospective tenant or purchaser and a reasonable effort has been Made to give the tenant at least four hours notice;


(b) the entry is made at a reasonable time and written notice of the time of entry has been given to the tenant at Least twenty-four hours in advance of the entry; or

(c) the tenant has abandoned the premises under section 27.

6. Entry doors

Except by mutual consent, neither the landlord nor the tenant shall, during the use or occupancy of the premises By the tenant, alter a lock or locking system on a door that gives entry to the premises.

7. Peaceful enjoyment

(a) the tenant shall not unreasonably interfere with the rights of the landlord or other tenants in the premises, A common area or the property of which they form a part.

(b) the landlord shall not unreasonably interfere with the tenant’s peaceful enjoyment of the premises, a common Area or the property of which they form a part.

8. Disconnection of services

(1) a landlord or tenant shall not, without the written consent of the other party to the rental agreement, Disconnect or cause to be disconnected, heat, water or electric power services being provided to the premises.

(2) where a landlord and tenant enter into a written rental agreement, the conditions set out in subsection (1) Shall be reproduced in the agreement without variation or modification.

Use

13. The tenant shall use the residential premises for residential purposes only and will not carry on, or permit To be carried on in the residential premises, any trade or business without the written consent of the Landlord.

Reasonable rules and regulations

14. The tenant promises to comply with any rules concerning the tenant’s use, occupancy of the residential Premises or building or use of services and facilities provided by the landlord provided that the rules are In writing, are reasonable in all circumstances and the tenant is given a copy of the rules at the time of Entering into the rental agreement and is given a copy of any amendments.

Tenant copy of agreement

15. A duplicate copy of this signed agreement shall be delivered to the tenant by the landlord within 10 days After the signing of this agreement. The landlord shall advise the tenant in writing of any change of Ownership of the residential premises in accordance with section 5 of the act.

Rental arrears

16.in a month to month or term tenancy where the rent is in arrears for 15 days the landlord may give to the Tenant notice to terminate the residential premises not less than 10 days after the notice is served. (section 18(1) of the act). In a week to week tenancy where the rent is in arrears for 3 days the landlord may give to
The tenant notice to terminate the residential premises not less than 3 days after the notice is served (section 18(1) of the act). When all arrears of rent are paid in full by the tenant before the termination date on a notice to terminate Given for rental arrears, this notice to terminate is void and of no effect. This does not apply where
Notice to terminate is given more than twice in a 12 month period. (section 18(2) of the act).

Binding effect and interpretation

17. This rental agreement is for the benefit of the landlord and the tenant and is binding on the tenant, the Tenant’s heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns the landlord and the landlord’s heirs, executors, Administrators assigns, and successors in title. This agreement is to be interpreted and executed with direct Reference to the residential tenancies act and in conjunction with any landlord’s rules and regulations as May be attached hereto. Any term or condition added to this agreement that contravenes any of the Provisions of the residential tenancies act is void and has no effect.

Additional obligation

18. The tenant promises to comply with any additional obligations set out below: 

Signing of rental agreement

Sign both copies separately (do not use carbon for signatures)

Date signature of landlord

Date signature of tenant

Witness (optional) signature of tenant

Signature of tenant

Copy of act

I have received a copy of the residential tenancies act

Date signature of tenant(s)

Copy of agreement

I have received a duplicate copy of this agreement

Date signature of tenant(s)

Disclaimer clause

This sample agreement is not a legal advise. It is not intended to be exhaustive and it may not include all the provisions relating to all circumstances. Any reliance upon this sample agreement is at your own risk. You may want to contact a licenced legal advisor in your area in regard to your particular situation. This website does not provide legal advise in any shape or form and can not be held responsible for any damages resulting from using any information on this website.

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