For the Landlord, 3 months’ notice is required and a reason is needed for the tenancy to be terminated.
Reasons include but are not limited to: a family member moving in, a major renovation, or the building changes to commercial use or recreational use.
Types of Leases Leases can be week-to-week, month-to-month, year-to-year or fixed term. In situations where the landlord and tenant did not sign the required Residential Lease, its terms will still apply to the tenancy and the tenancy will have a month-to-month term. Two copies of a standardized lease, called the Residential Lease, must be signed by both the landlord and tenant for all tenancies.A Residential Lease form is available online at the Service New Brunswick site.Landlords have 7 days after the tenant moves out to make a claim to the Rentalsman to access security deposit funds for damage, cleaning or rent owing.If no claim is made, the money is returned to the tenant from the Office of the Rentalsman, upon request. Post-dated Cheques Landlords may request post-dated cheques if it is stipulated in the Residential Lease.