Tenants cannot withhold rent for any reason.
If a tenant wants to sublet, they must request their landlord’s permission in writing. The landlord has 14 days to respond.
Landlords can charge non-refundable pet fees.
Tenants cannot have pets unless their landlord gives them permission.
Landlords must usually provide 24 hours notice to enter the property.
The security deposit must be kept in a trust account.
A security deposit can only be worth one month’s rent.
Landlords can evict tenants in the winter.
Landlords must provide screens for windows that are used for ventilation during warm months. For more info, go to repairs.
If the landlord shares living space (kitchen, living room) with the tenant, then the Residential Tenancies Act does not apply.