Form 6 "Residential Lease (Standard Form of Lease)" - New Brunswick, Canada

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RESIDENTIAL LEASE
(STANDARD FORM OF LEASE)
(The Residential Tenancies Act, Acts of New Brunswick, 1975, c.R-10.2, s.9)
Important Notes
Each landlord of residential premises must provide two (2) duplicate originals of this Standard Form of Lease for the Landlord and the
Tenant to sign.
Any alteration of or deletion from this Standard Form of Lease is void other than
an alteration made in accordance with Part 7 of Attachment A of this lease, or
an addition agreed to by the Landlord and Tenant that does not alter any right or duty provided for under The Residential
Tenancies Act or this lease.
Additions to this lease must appear on both duplicate originals of the lease. If there is not sufficient blank space provided in sections 2 and
4 of this lease, duplicate originals of a separate schedule setting out additions to the lease shall be attached. Each page of the duplicate
originals of the attached schedule must be signed by the Landlord and Tenant to be valid.
For Information on the Office of the Rentalsman refer to Part 1 of Attachment A of this lease.
: SECTION 1 - PARTIES
This lease is made in duplicate between:
A - The “Landlord”
First Name or Business Name
Last Name
Civic Address
Province
Postal Code
E-mail Address
Phone Number
Fax Number
Instruction: Add information on additional landlords as required.
The Landlord employs an agent or representative who may act on the Landlord’s behalf. (Refer to section 7 of this lease.)
— and —
B - The “Tenant”
1. First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
E-mail Address
Fax Number
2. First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
E-mail Address
Fax Number
Instruction: Add information on additional tenants as required.
The Tenant wishes to provide emergency contact information. (Refer to section 7 of this lease.)
Notes:
• For information on the obligations of the Landlord and Tenant refer to Part 2 of Attachment A of this lease.
• For information on the service of notices, processes or documents on a Landlord, Tenant or rentalsman refer to Part 3 of Attachment A
of this lease.
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RESIDENTIAL LEASE
(STANDARD FORM OF LEASE)
(The Residential Tenancies Act, Acts of New Brunswick, 1975, c.R-10.2, s.9)
Important Notes
Each landlord of residential premises must provide two (2) duplicate originals of this Standard Form of Lease for the Landlord and the
Tenant to sign.
Any alteration of or deletion from this Standard Form of Lease is void other than
an alteration made in accordance with Part 7 of Attachment A of this lease, or
an addition agreed to by the Landlord and Tenant that does not alter any right or duty provided for under The Residential
Tenancies Act or this lease.
Additions to this lease must appear on both duplicate originals of the lease. If there is not sufficient blank space provided in sections 2 and
4 of this lease, duplicate originals of a separate schedule setting out additions to the lease shall be attached. Each page of the duplicate
originals of the attached schedule must be signed by the Landlord and Tenant to be valid.
For Information on the Office of the Rentalsman refer to Part 1 of Attachment A of this lease.
: SECTION 1 - PARTIES
This lease is made in duplicate between:
A - The “Landlord”
First Name or Business Name
Last Name
Civic Address
Province
Postal Code
E-mail Address
Phone Number
Fax Number
Instruction: Add information on additional landlords as required.
The Landlord employs an agent or representative who may act on the Landlord’s behalf. (Refer to section 7 of this lease.)
— and —
B - The “Tenant”
1. First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
E-mail Address
Fax Number
2. First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
E-mail Address
Fax Number
Instruction: Add information on additional tenants as required.
The Tenant wishes to provide emergency contact information. (Refer to section 7 of this lease.)
Notes:
• For information on the obligations of the Landlord and Tenant refer to Part 2 of Attachment A of this lease.
• For information on the service of notices, processes or documents on a Landlord, Tenant or rentalsman refer to Part 3 of Attachment A
of this lease.
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SECTION 2 - PREMISES
The Landlord agrees to lease to the Tenant and the Tenant agrees to lease from the Landlord the
following residential premises:
A - Address of Premises
Street Number and Street Name
Apt, Site or Room #
N.B.
Municipality (or other)
Province
Postal Code
B - Type of premises.
These residential premises are:
(Select one (1) option only)
A house or apartment
A unit in a condominium property
A room in a boarding house or lodging house
A mobile home site
A mobile home
Other (specify)
C - Permitted use.
The Landlord and the Tenant agree that the premises will be used only for residential purposes.
D - Initial inspection and repairs
An inspection of the premises has been completed by both the Tenant and Landlord on
Day
Month
Year
Repairs to be completed prior to the beginning of the tenancy or during the term of the tenancy (specify) _______________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
For emergency repairs contact:
The Landlord (Refer to paragraph 1A of this lease), and/or
The Landlord’s agent or representative
(Refer to section 7 of this lease.)
E - Additions
The premises or a portion of the premises are smoke-free (specify)_____________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Restrictions or prohibitions apply in relation to pets (specify)___________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Landlord or the Landlord’s agent or representative may enter to show the premises to prospective tenants during the last rental
period of the tenancy agreement without any notice requirement.
The premises are a unit in a condominium property. The Tenant agrees to comply with the by-laws and rules of the corporation
created in relation to the condominium property. The by-laws and rules of the corporation are attached.
Other additions, including by-laws or rules (specify)__________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Note: For information on permitted entry by the Landlord or an agent or representative of the Landlord onto the premises refer to Part 4
of Attachment A of this lease.
SECTION 3 - LENGTH OF TENANCY
-
A
This tenancy is to begin on
Day
Month
Year
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B
This tenancy is either: (Select 1) or 2); except in the case a tenancy of a mobile home site, for which the only valid option is 2).)
1) – A fixed term tenancy ending on
Day
Month
Year
2) – A periodic tenancy. The tenancy is to run (Select one (1) option only)
a) from week to week
b) from month to month (only valid option for tenancy of mobile home site)
c) from year to year
Note: For information on the minimum required notice of termination for each type of tenancy refer to Part 5 of Attachment A of
this lease.
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SECTION 4 - RENT
Subject to any law of the Province, the Tenant agrees to pay the Landlord on the following terms:
- Amount and timing of payment
A
1) The amount of rent payable is: $
per
Week
Month (only valid option for tenancy of mobile home site)
2) The first payment is due on
Day
Month
Year
3) And thereafter payments are to be made on the___________________ day of each
Week
Month (only valid option for
tenancy of mobile home site)
4) Payment is to be made:
To the Landlord (Refer to paragraph 1A of this lease)
To the Landlord’s agent or representative
(Refer to section 7 of this lease)
5) The Landlord (for a fixed term tenancy, select a) or b))
a) may increase the rent.
b) may not increase the rent.
Note: In the case of a fixed term tenancy, the Landlord may increase the rent only if the Landlord selects the box beside clause 5)a)
above and gives the Tenant, in accordance with The Residential Tenancies Act, at least three (3) months’ written notice of the increase,
or the amount and time of the increase are set out below.
6) Particulars of any rent increase: ___________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Note: For further information on rent, increases in rent and non-payment of rent refer to Part 6 of Attachment A of this lease.
B - Late payment fees
If the Tenant fails to pay the rent when due and the rent was given in the form of a cheque or other negotiable instrument that was
subsequently dishonoured, the Landlord (Select one (1) option only)
1) is not entitled to charge a late payment fee, or
2) may charge a late payment fee. (The amount of the fee is the amount of NSF (not sufficient funds) charges that have been paid by
the Landlord.)
Note: For information on late payment fees refer to “Late payment fees” under Part 6 of Attachment A of this lease.
C - Services and furnishings
The rent includes provision and payment for:
No services, or
The following services:
Water
Heat
Electricity
Hot water
Natural gas
Propane
Garbage collection
Cable and/or internet hook-up
Cable and/or internet services
Snow removal
Janitorial
Parking for _______vehicle(s)
Sewage
Room cleaning
Meals
Other (specify)
No furnishings, or
The following furnishings:
Refrigerator
Stove
Dishwasher
Washer and dryer
Bed(s)
Dresser
Night table
Lamp(s)
Table
Chairs
Couch
Other (specify)
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SECTION 5 - SECURITY DEPOSIT (Select A or B)
A – A security deposit is not required, or
B – A security deposit is required in the amount of $
Note: For information on security deposits refer to Part 8 of Attachment A of this lease.
SECTION 6 - ASSIGNMENT
Except for a tenancy of a mobile home site, select A, B or C. For a tenancy of a mobile home site, select
A or B.
A - The Tenant may assign all of the Tenant’s rights under this lease for the remaining term of the lease or for a portion of the
remaining term of the lease.
B - The Tenant may only assign all of the Tenant’s rights under this lease for the remaining term of the lease or for
a portion of the remaining term of the lease with the consent of the Landlord.
C - The Tenant may not assign any of the Tenant’s rights under this lease.
Notes:
• If no selection is made, the Tenant may, subject to section 13 and subsection 25.41(1) of The Residential Tenancies Act, assign all his or
her rights under the lease.
• For information on assignment refer to Part 9 of Attachment A of this lease.
SECTION 7 - SIGNATURES
The Landlord and Tenant have read this lease including Attachment A.
This lease is binding on and is for the benefit of the heirs, executors and administrators, successors and assigns of the Landlord and the
Tenant.
______________
Signature of Landlord
Date
______________
Signature of Tenant # 1
Date
Signature of Tenant # 2
Date
Instructions: Add signature and date lines as required. Sign both copies of the lease separately.
THE LANDLORD’S AGENT OR REPRESENTATIVE (If applicable)
First Name
Last Name
Civic Address
Province
Postal Code
E-mail address
Phone Number
Fax Number
THE TENANT’S EMERGENCY CONTACTS (If applicable)
Name(s)
Phone Number
Name(s)
Phone Number
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Part 1 - The Office of the Rentalsman
The Office of the Rentalsman is a provincial government office. Landlords and tenants may consult with a rentalsman on questions
concerning this Standard Form of Lease and their rights and obligations. A rentalsman may
advise landlords and tenants in tenancy matters,
receive complaints and mediate disputes between landlords and tenants,
disseminate information to educate and advise landlords and tenants on rental practices, rights and remedies,
receive and investigate complaints of conduct in alleged contravention of the law of landlord and tenant, and
conduct investigations and inspections of premises.
A rentalsman shall carry out his or her powers or duties under The Residential Tenancies Act.
Solving a Tenancy Dispute The most efficient tenancy dispute resolution method consists of the following steps:
• Step 1 - Dialogue between the Landlord and Tenant;
• Step 2 - Landlord’s or Tenant’s written complaint to the other party to the tenancy agreement;
• Step 3 - Landlord’s or Tenant’s application for assistance from the Office of the Rentalsman;
• Step 4 - Rentalsman’s investigation; and
• Step 5 - Rentalsman’s decision.
For more information, please call 1-888-762-8600 (toll free) or visit the Office of the Rentalsman’s website: www.snb.ca/irent.
Part 2 - Obligations of Landlords and Tenants
Obligations of Landlords
The Landlord shall
deliver the premises to the Tenant in a good state of cleanliness and repair and fit for habitation,
maintain the premises in a good state of repair and fit for habitation,
deliver to the Tenant and maintain in a good state of repair any chattels provided in the premises by the Landlord,
comply with all health, safety, housing and building standards and any other legal requirement respecting the premises, and
keep all common areas in a clean and safe condition.
In addition,
• a Landlord of a room in a boarding house or lodging house shall ensure that sufficient doors, locks and other devices to make the
room reasonably secure are installed and maintained; and
a Landlord of a mobile home site shall repair any damage caused by the Landlord or an agent or representative of the Landlord to
a Tenant’s mobile home on the mobile home site, to the skirting of the mobile home or to any structure placed by the Tenant on the
mobile home site.
Notes:
• Failure of the Landlord to comply with the Landlord’s obligations may entitle the Tenant to have the obligations performed by a
rentalsman at the Landlord’s expense or may result in the tenancy being terminated by a rentalsman. If a rentalsman terminates the
tenancy, he or she may order the Landlord to compensate the Tenant.
• It is an offence for a Landlord or his or her agent or representative to
deliberately interfere with the supply of heat, water or electric power services to the premises except in an emergency or
where it is necessary to enable maintenance or repairs to be carried out, or
deliberately do anything that would render the premises unfit for habitation.
Obligations of Tenants
The Tenant shall
• be responsible for ordinary cleanliness of the premises and any chattels provided in the premises by the Landlord,
• repair within a reasonable time after its occurrence any damage to the premises or to any chattels provided in the premises by the
Landlord caused by the willful or negligent conduct of the Tenant or by such conduct of persons who are permitted on the premises
by the Tenant, and
• conduct himself or herself and require other persons on the premises with his or her consent to conduct themselves in a manner that
will not cause a disturbance or nuisance.
In addition, a Tenant of a mobile home site shall
• maintain in a good state of neatness, cleanliness and repair the exterior of the mobile home placed on the mobile home site, the
skirting of the mobile home, and any structure placed by the Tenant on the mobile home site,
• not exercise or carry on, or permit to be exercised or carried on, on the mobile home site or in the mobile home park any illegal act,
trade, business, occupation or calling,
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