Ending a tenancy: guide for tenants

Process tenants must follow to end their lease properly.

This guide outlines how tenants can end their tenancy at the end of the lease period.

Information includes:

  • specific situations where tenants can end their tenancy early
  • which forms to use
  • time periods in which the tenant must give notice to the landlord
  • tenant’s responsibilities if proper notice is not given
  • subletting

  • Guide

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia