Tenant’s Notice to Quit: Purchaser to Occupy Residential Premises - Sale of Residential Premises (Form DR2)
Tenants can end their tenancy (lease) early if their landlord sells the property and the new owner or family member is going to move in (occupy the premises).
Use Form DR2: Tenants Notice to Quit - Purchaser to Occupy Residential Premises (Sale of Residential Premises) to tell your landlord that you’re ending your tenancy (lease) earlier than the date in the Landlord’s Notice to Quit.
By law, a landlord must give the tenant Notice to Quit when the landlord sells a rental property that contains 4 units or less and the new owner or a family member is going to move in (occupy the premises).
A tenant who receives a Notice to Quit may end the tenancy (lease) at any time before the date specified in the notice. The termination (end) date must be at least 10 days after the tenant gives notice to the landlord.
Who can use this form
Tenants need to use this form to tell their landlord that they’re ending their tenancy (lease) early after having received notice that the landlord has sold the property and that the new owner or family member is going to move in (occupy the premises).
What you need to do
- Complete the Tenant’s Notice to Quit (on page 2 of the form).
- Personally deliver the completed form to your landlord. Or send the form to your landlord by registered mail.