Renting: guide for tenants

Rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords.

This guide provides tenants with information on tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities. Information includes:

  • what a lease is, and what information must be included
  • what a security (damage) deposit is, and the maximum amount it can be
  • how to end (terminate) a lease
  • subletting
  • what a tenant can do if they have a conflict with their landlord

  • Guide

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia