Lease information

Learn about leases, inspections, and how to properly change, assign or end a lease

Information and services

The standard lease

A lease creates a contract between a landlord and a tenant when renting a residential property.


An initial and final inspection of the rental property is important.

Changing a lease

The right way to make and provide proper notice of any changes to a lease.

Rent increases

How and when a landlord can increase rent and how much notice is required.

Assigning and subletting

Learn the difference between assigning and subletting, and how to assign a lease to someone else.

Ending a lease

Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, it’s important to end a lease the right way.

Victims of violence

Victims of domestic violence can end their lease early for their safety or the safety of their children.