A housing rental agreement is a lease for your home. Governments have recognized the sanctity of the house and increased the protection of tenants by passing laws guaranteeing a minimum of rights for tenants. A housing rental agreement cannot take away these basic tenant rights. a. that the tenant must have the carpet professionally cleaned at the end of the rental contract or bear the costs of such cleaning [unless cleaning is necessary because animals were kept on the site during the lease], b. that the tenant must take out some particular form of insurance, c. exempt the owner from any liability for any act or omission of the lessor; the representative of the lessor or any person acting on behalf of the owner or the lessor`s representative, d. that, if the tenant violates the agreement, is required to pay all or part of the rent remaining under the contract, the increased rent, a penalty or a lump sum compensation, e. that if the tenant does not violate the agreement, the rent is or can be reduced, or the tenant must or can benefit from a discount on the rent or other benefits. Only tenants and residents can reside on the premises. The landlord must be informed of any changes to the list of authorized tenants and give his consent. Children born or adopted while the tenant resides on the premises are automatically included in the lease as occupants. In addition, any jurisdiction may limit the number of tenants/residents on the premises if such number is contrary to health or safety standards for housing. Health and safety standards are usually indicated as 1 person per X square meter.
The standard varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, so if you are concerned, contact your local housing/health agency. It is a standard contract between the owner and the person who wishes to rent this property for a fixed period. This document contains all the important issues on which the parties agreed prior to the signing. Both the tenant and the landlord must read the contract carefully before signing. If the document is signed, nothing can be changed or updated. The problem with oral chords is that they can be difficult to implement. In the event of a dispute, a court should hear evidence and decide who will accept the version of the truth. Where there is a written agreement, the courts are usually required to abide by the terms of the written agreement, even if they do not agree with them. You must duly inform the landlord that you do not intend to renew the lease before the lease expires. Termination must occur some time before the lease expires, as required by law in your jurisdiction. This period of time is called the “notice period”. As a general rule, the notice period is one month for leases with a duration of one month or less and two or three months for leases with a duration of more than one month, but this varies by jurisdiction.
You should consult the current status for the jurisdiction in which the property is located, to determine the notice period required for your lease. . . .