Residential Tenancies: renting guide for students

Rights and responsibilities of landlords and students where students are renting from landlords.

This guide provides students with information on tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities.

Information includes:

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

  • Guide

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia