Ontario’s New Standard Lease


Ontario’s New Standard Lease

Ontario Government has released a new standardized lease agreement for private residential leases which includes; single and semi-detached houses, apartment buildings, rented condos and secondary units.

Effective April 30th, 2018, all leases used by a landlord must be the new standardized lease. For any lease that is signed after this date that is not the standard lease, the tenant will have the right to ask the landlord for a standardized lease in writing. The landlord is required to provide one within 21 days of the request.

Read more here: Ontario Ministry of Housing: Ontario’s standard lease

More information, and to obtain a copy of the new standardized lease form, please visit the link below

Form Number: 047-2229E Residential Tenancy Agreement (Standard Form of Lease) – Ontario Central Forms Repository