To create a legal binding contract for rental purposes, the landlords and the tenants from Toronto and from the Greater-Toronto-Area should fill out the Residential Tenancy Agreement (Standard Form of Lease).
apdb.ca has retrieved the latest version of the standard Ontario lease agreement form in two formats from the Official government portals:
This guide created by apdb.ca curated a package of important forms including a form to provide tenant with a rent increase notice, a form to provide landlord with a notice to end tenancy, a form to create a sublet agreement, and a few more.
On February 7, 2018, to increase transparency and to reduce rental disputes, the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Ministry of Housing released a standard form for residential lease agreement. The form's title is "Residential Tenancy Agreement (Standard Form of Lease)", and the latest version is released in December 2020. ). The document is sometimes referred as 2229E, the filename of the document pdf provided by the Ontario Government.
The form requires the landlord and the tenant(s) to fill out the following information:
Note that it is helpful to read the entire form in details, including the appendixes, because the form provides valuable information on tenant rights and responsibilities.
important rental form in Ontario; open 2229E pdf in browser; sublet agreement form for Toronto and GTA; form N9: tenant's notice to end tenancy; form N5, N4, N11