A fixed-term lease is a leasing agreement with a specified beginning and ending date. Example: September 1, 2002 to August 31, 2003. It ends on the date in the lease and neither the landlord nor the tenant is required to give written notice to end the tenancy on that date.
Yes, the landlord must approve every occupant of the premises and their name must be included on the lease. Can a landlord make rules for the premise? Yes. The rules must be reasonable. The landlord should give a copy of the rules to the tenant prior to the signing of the lease.
The tenant has to sublet or assign the leasing agreement.
Sublet - When a tenant, with the consent of the landlord, gives all their obligations and rights of the lease to another person, for a period of time, during the course of the tenancy agreement. The original tenant intends on coming back to the unit before the end of the tenancy agreement.
Assign - When a tenant, with the consent of the landlord, gives all the obligations and rights in a lease to another person. The original tenant will not be returning to the unit.
- There is an emergency.
- The landlord has given written notice of entry and the entry is during daylight hours.
- A notice to quit has been given by the landlord or the tenant and entry is made during daylight hours to show the premises to prospective tenants or purchasers.
They are from 9:00 in the morning to 9:00 at night. What is a security deposit?
A security deposit is a payment by the tenant to the landlord to be held in a trust account until the end of the tenancy.
The security deposit cannot be any more than one half of one month's rent. When should the security deposit and interest be returned to the tenant?
Within 10 days after the end of the tenancy which is ten days from the end of the notice period given to the tenant or the landlord. The time does not necessarily start from the time you move out. Tenants should give the landlord an address where the security deposit is to be sent.