- How to terminate a lease
- When rent can be increased
- Repairs to rental units
- Rent receipts and deposits, subletting, having pets and changing locks
To help your rental experience go as smoothly as possible:
- Be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a tenant
- Keep open lines of communication with your landlord to minimize disagreements
- Ask your landlord to agree to rental terms in writing
- Always keep copies of documents that you provide to your landlord
If your landlord has violated the Residential Tenancies Act or you have a complaint, contact the Investigation and Enforcement Unit
- The Residential Tenancies Act does not generally apply to students living in a university or college residence.
- The Ontario Property and Sales Tax Credits provides up to $1,000 annually to those with off-campus housing costs — whether you rent or own.
Some Quick Resources
To view properties some websites may require you to create an account. This helps to manage the response and connect with prospective landlords, roommates.