Tenant’s Notice to Quit: Where Tenant Has Received Notice of Rent Increase (Form C1)
Tenants can end their tenancy (lease) early if their landlord gives them a Notice of Rent Increase to increase rent before their tenancy anniversary date.
Use Form C1: Tenant’s Notice to Quit - Where Tenant Has Received Notice of Rent Increase to tell your landlord that you’re ending your tenancy (lease) because of the rent increase.
More than 1 tenant in the unit
If there’s more than 1 tenant in the unit, the tenancy (lease) ends for all tenants after providing Form C1: Tenant’s Notice to Quit to the landlord. Other tenants can sign a new lease with the landlord if the landlord agrees.
By law, you must give your landlord at least 3 month’s notice before the date of the rent increase for a year-to-year lease. You need to give notice before the day of the month that rent is due.
You can also provide a forwarding address for the landlord to return your security deposit.
Who can use this form
Tenants with a year-to-year lease need to use this form if they want to end their tenancy (lease) early because their landlord sent them a Notice of Rent Increase to increase rent before their tenancy anniversary date.
What you need to do
- Complete Form C1: Tenant’s Notice to Quit.
- Keep a copy of the form for your records.
- Formally serve (deliver) the completed Form C1: Tenant’s Notice to Quit to your landlord. Check the form for details on delivery options and instructions on how to formally serve the landlord.