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What are my responsibilities as a tenant?

When renting, little problems can turn into big problems if you are not aware of who is responsible for taking care of any issues that may arise.

As a tenant, you are obliged to do the following:
  • Keep the property clean
  • Not cause damage to the premises
  • Inform the landlord as soon as possible if any damage is done
  • Ask for the landlord’s permission to install fixtures or make alterations, renovations etc.
  • Avoid causing a nuisance to the landlord or neighbours
  • Do not participate in anything illegal on the property
  • Stick to the terms of your tenancy agreement
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