Ending a tenancy: guide for landlords

Process landlords must follow to end a lease properly.

This guide outlines how landlords can end a tenancy with a tenant. Reasons include late rent payments, breach of statutory conditions (like behaviour issues, subletting without consent or failure to meet obligations) and breaking the rules attached to the lease.

Information also includes:

  • how landlords must either give a tenant an eviction notice in writing or apply for a hearing with the Residential Tenancies program
  • how to count the days when giving an eviction notice

  • Guide

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia