If your landlord does not let you underlease, you can ask the landlord and tenant council for permission to sublet or terminate your tenancy agreement. You can also contact the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. 104. (1) If a person takes a rental unit following a transfer of the unit without the lessor`s consent, the lessor may negotiate a new lease with the person. 2006, about 17, 104 (1). For tenants who wish to break a lease, be aware that you are responsible for all the rent because of the end of your tenancy agreement. Therefore, subletting or awarding your tenancy agreement is a good idea, as it reduces your liability for the rent owed. In the case of a rental agreement, the original tenant moves and a new tenant takes over the rental property permanently for the time remaining in the master-leasing. (a) a lease agreement is not entered into within the time limit of subsection 3, in accordance with subsection 1 or 2; If the tenant wishes to move only temporarily, he can arrange the subletting of his unit. Subletting is done when a tenant rents his unit to another person, known as a subtenant, for a period less than the duration of the tenancy agreement. If a tenant rents from month to month, they can only sublet the unit for less than a month and not for an extended period, or the tenant and subtenant may lose their rights to the unit. With a sublease, the original tenant is responsible for all rental conditions and must withdraw the tenant`s rent and ensure that it is paid to the landlord. Tenants cannot charge the subtenant more rent than they pay to the landlord and cannot collect a fee or key money for the new tenant to take over the tenancy agreement.
If a current tenant wants to sublet the property they are renting, it is a good idea for them to get their landlord`s approval first. As a general rule, the current tenant`s rental agreement lists specific rules for subletting. If written permission from the lessor is required to sublease, the current tenant may use the landlord`s consent for subletting. (a) the tenant is still entitled to benefits and is liable to the landlord for the offences, the tenant`s obligations under the tenancy agreement or this law during the maintenance period; and the owner cannot, in both cases, unreasonably respect his consent. A common reason a landlord retains consent would be if the new tenant has not passed a credit or background check. However, in an interesting case that was decided in Ontario, a landlord was allowed to refuse to grant the lease if he had a waiting list of new tenants who wanted to enter the building and could choose the next name on the waiting list. In most provinces, there is also a rental act or similar legislation that states that the landlord must respond to a tenant`s request for subletting. Some provinces will allow sublease if the landlord does not respond within the time frame set by the province`s rent act.