The terms and conditions of a lease agreement stay the same unless the landlord and tenant agree to a change.
Landlords of long-term tenants (5 years or more) or a mobile home site may make changes to a lease if they provide the proper amount of written notice and the change is reasonable and fair.
The tenant and landlord may agree to changing the terms and conditions of a lease. The change must be made in writing and signed by both parties.
For example, if a tenant is requesting additional services that are not currently included in their lease agreement, they may discuss with their landlord and mutually agree to change the tenancy agreement.
Landlords of long-term tenants (5 years or more) or a mobile home site may make changes to a lease if they provide the proper amount of written notice, and the change is reasonable and fair.
The amount of notice required to end a lease depends on the lease term.
The written notice must be a separate document from any other notice or receipt and include:
When a tenant receives a notice of a change, they have the choice of requesting a review if they do not believe the change is reasonable and fair.
Tenants can ask to have a written notice reviewed. They must apply within 15 days of receiving notice of a change. Complete an Application for Assistance to the Residential Tenancies Tribunal. Include a copy of the written notice received from the landlord.
Apply online, or send printed or digital copies of completed forms to the Residential Tenancies Tribunal by email to email@example.com, by fax at 1-855-658-3096, by mail to PO Box 5001, Moncton, NB, E1C 8R3, or bring it to a Service New Brunswick service centre.