Tenant Application to Rent Residential Premises Policy: Residential Tenancies

The Tenant Application to Rent Residential Premises Policy explains that landlords can give potential tenants rental application forms to fill out as long as the questions don’t violate the Human Rights Act and there is no application fee charged.

This policy describes the fact that landlords can develop rental applications for potential tenants to fill out based on the landlord’s needs and expectations.

Information includes:

  • how application forms can’t have questions that violate the Human Rights Act
  • how landlords can’t charge application fees
  • getting written permission from a potential tenant if the landlord wants to get a credit check

Type:
  • Policy

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia