This official Manitoba leasing contract is free for all MB owners, but is legally usable only in the province of Manitoba. Notice of rent increase for a fixed-rent apartment in the possession of a non-profit landlord (form 1B) (updated – effective March 1, 2013) A landlord must use this form or a clean form containing all the information required to inform tenants of rent increases. Tenant Service Deposit A landlord who has provided special services to tenants requires a tenant to pay a deposit for them. Tenants` security bonds must not exceed 1/2 months` rent. This deposit is held by the owner until the end of the lease. Termination by lessor (buyer or lessor intends to move to a rental unit) (form 11A) (new effective date March 1, 2013) A lessor must use this form if he terminates a lease contract because he intends to move into the unit. Landlords generally want all adults (over the age of 18) who reside in the unit to sign the rental agreement or be listed as tenants in the tenancy agreement. These include other and/or important tenants` roommates. This makes all those responsible responsible for the terms of the lease. In cases where the landlord is not sure that the person applying for rent is able to pay rent himself, they have the right to ask the applicant to find someone who signs a guarantee contract. In essence, a guarantee contract stipulates that if the rent is not paid, the surety is responsible for paying the lessor. Notice to Tenants – Service Reduction/Withdrawal (Form 8) (new valid March 1, 2013) A landlord must use this form to notify a tenant if a service that was included in the rent, reduction or withdrawal (z.B leased basic cable was included and the landlord withdraws this service) Manitoba Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs Residential Tenancies Branch 302 – 254 Edmonton Street Manitoba R3C 3Y4 Free: 1-800-782-8403 (within Manitoba) Tel: 204-945-2476 Fax: 204-945-6273 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.manitoba.ca/rtb (See site for other sites in Manitoba) Tenants have the legal right to grant or sublease their fixed-term lease. The landlord has the right to accept the new tenant`s application before it is completed.
Owners must have a good reason to refuse a transfer or a request for omission. A lessor may charge the original tenant a one-time administrative fee of up to $75 for the transfer or sublease as compensation for the lessor`s costs related to the liquidation of the transaction. The amount of termination a tenant must grant to terminate a tenancy agreement depends on the structure of the contract in months to months or fixed terms. Regular leases require that a full lease period to terminate the lease be known. Tenants with fixed-term agreements are generally required to transfer their contract to another person if they wish to move before the lease expires. There are a few exceptions. For more information on this topic, please contact the branch closest to you. Request for rent increase beyond the amount allowed by the regulation (Form 3) (Legal size) (Updated – effective – effective October 1, 2015) A landlord must use this form to request a rent increase greater than the amount allowed by the annual rent increase directive. Here is a guide to filling out this form. Yes, a landlord has the legal right to refuse potential tenants if they are considering bringing pets. In cases where a new management takes over a building and wishes to impose a “no pets” rule, existing tenants with pets can keep theirs, but not replace them.