This agreement shall be submitted in writing. The appropriate form for this agreement (Form N10) is available from the LTB. The highest increase that can be agreed is 3% higher than the Directive. A tenant must inform his landlord in writing if he wishes to move. The form corresponding to this communication (form N9) is available from the LTB. The amount of the notice period required depends on the duration of the rental, as follows: If the lessor and the tenant conclude such an agreement, the lessor is not obliged to ask the LTB for authorization of the increase. The LTB is not obliged to grant an indicative rent increase. However, a lessor must obtain permission from the LTB before it can calculate an increase beyond the Directive. A tenant in a care home can terminate a rental agreement prematurely by notifying the landlord in writing at least 30 days in advance. Some Alberta organizations have developed leases for the Residential Tenancies Act and provided the forms for purchase. For more information, see our page on forms.
Landlords are required to establish a written agreement for each rental. Even if a landlord does not prepare one, the standard terms of a rental agreement apply. The payment of a deposit also creates a rental agreement, even if there is no written lease and the tenant never contracts. The Residential Tenancy Act is always enforced through any agreement entered into by the owners and tenants themselves. If the law remains silent on a particular subject, landlords and tenants can accept everything as long as it is not illegal. For example, the rental agreement usually contains conditions for whether pets are allowed, which is not covered by law. Landlords and tenants must make their own pet deals. Additional residents: The agreement may contain a provision limiting the number of occupants in a rental unit or requiring permission from the lessor before additional residents can live in the rental unit. If additional residents are added, a lessor can only increase the rent if the lease agreement contains a term that allows the rent to vary according to the number of occupants or the parties all agree to sign a new lease. In a mobile home park, many tenants own their prefabricated house and rent only the land on which it is located. A basic agreement on the host site (PDF) should be used. Some rental conditions are negotiated between the tenant and the lessor: A lease is a contract between a lessor and a tenant (or tenant) that sets the rules that both parties will follow….