Knowing your rights as a tenant in New Brunswick will help ensure that you have a positive renting experience and can enjoy your home comfortably. In New Brunswick, the Residential Tenancies Act outlines your rights as a tenant. Tenants have a right to:
- A copy of the signed lease agreement
- The fulfillment of all lease agreement terms and inclusions
- To receive a rental unit that is safe, clean, and fit to live in
- A rental unit that is well-maintained and meets all housing and building standards
- Common areas that are safe and clean
- Requested maintenance and repairs are completed within a reasonable amount of time
- Protection from the deliberate interruption of the supply of heat, water, or electric power services to the premises, except in an emergency
- Receive proper notice before entry by a landlord, except in an emergency
- Protection from being locked out of a rental unit by a landlord
- Request the review of any notices to increase rent, change, or end a lease by a Residential Tenancies Officer
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