What are the most useful rental forms for both landlords and tenants in Ontario?

by aptb.ca team · Wed Sep 28 2022 13:52:50

The Ontario government has created a suite of documents to help both landlords and tenants. It is essential knowledge for both landlords and tenants to understand when and how each form should be used.

Furthermore, this list includes a commonly used form which has not been standardized yet: a sublet agreement form.

Official forms from the Ontario governments

For both tenants and landlords

2229E Standard Form of Lease: Residential Tenancy Agreement (in Ontario): apdb.ca has created a documentation to provide you with detailed information about this form.

Additionally, we've retrieved the official form in formats for your convenience.

For tenants

Form N9: Tenant's Notice to End the Tenancy

  • Tenants can use this form to inform the landlord they wish to end their tenancy.
  • Tenants need to fill out the landlord's name, the tenant's name, the rental unit address, and the last day of the tenancy.
  • Note that, in most cases, the tenant is required to provided the tenancy terminal notice, through a filled N9 form, to the landlord at least 60 days before the termination date.
  • The PDF format of form N9
  • For landlords

    Form N1: Notice of Rent Increase

  • Landlords use this form to notify the tenants the upcoming rent increase
  • Form N1 pdf for download
  • Instructions on how to fill out form N1
  • Form N4: Notice to End a Tenancy Early for Non-payment of Rent

  • Form N4 pdf for download
  • Instruction on how to fill out form N4
  • Form N5: Notice to End your Tenancy For Interfering with Others, Damage or Overcrowding

  • Form N5 pdf for download
  • Instruction on how to fill out form N5
  • Form N11: Agreement to End the Tenancy

  • When the tenant accepts a landlord's request for ending a tenancy, the landlord and the tenant can fill out N11 to create a legal binding contract for ending the tenancy.
  • Form N11 pdf for download
  • N12: Notice to End your Tenancy

  • A landlord may use this form to require the tenant to end a tenancy when the landlord, or immediate relative, is moving into the unit for at least a year.
  • Form N12 pdf for download
  • Instructions on how to fill out form N12
  • Unofficial Forms

    Sublet agreement form:

  • This form can be used when a tenant want to sublease a leased rental unit to another person, also known as subtenant.
  • Click here to open or download the sublet agreement form pdf

    How to prepare a lease agreement in Toronto and in the GTA area?

    download ontario lease agreement pdf; 2229E pdf version; guide to how to prepare a rental contract in Toronto; standard ontario rental contract form pdf

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