ON Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early - Form N5
Landlords should use this eviction form on a tenant who is not abiding by the terms and conditions of the lease.
Document Last Modified: 10/5/2018
ON Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early – Form N5
As a landlord in Ontario, you can use this eviction form for any tenant who is not in compliance with the terms and conditions of your lease or rental agreement. While it does not cover situations in which a tenant has fallen into rental arrears, it does cover situations in which a tenant has caused damage to the property, disturbed neighbors, other tenants, and/or the landlord’s peaceful enjoyment, and/or violated house, health, or safety standards.
Use this Ontario Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early if you have one or more tenants refusing to abide by the terms and conditions of your lease or tenancy agreement.
Who: An Ontario landlord may serve this notice to any tenant who is in breach of any section of their lease or rental agreement.
What: This form is used to give tenants notice of early lease termination due to their refusal to abide by the terms and conditions of the lease or rental agreement. It applies to tenants, occupants, and/or guests of tenants who have deliberately caused damage to the premises, have an overabundance of occupants in violation of the lease and/or health and safety standards, and/or who have disturbed another tenant, neighbor, or the landlord’s enjoyment.
When: You will want to serve this notice to your tenant(s) as soon as you are made aware of the lease violation(s). This form may be used for a first or second notice of termination within a six-month period. If it is a first notice, then the tenant should have a given amount of time to correct any problems, make any repairs, and come into full compliance with the lease. If this is not done, then you can proceed by serving them an Ontario 10 Day Notice to End Tenancy Early form.
Relevant Landlord Resources:
As a landlord in Ontario, you want to ensure that you are protected in cases where a tenant violates the terms and conditions of your lease. Thus, you will need to make sure that you have a proper lease and that you are familiar with the landlord-tenant laws where you live.
- These documents may be helpful to you as you find new tenants, negotiate terms and conditions, and eventually increase rent to keep up with the cost of maintaining your rental properties:
- Ontario Rental Lease Agreement
- Ontario Landlord-Tenant Laws Summary
- Ontario Rent Increase Guidelines - 2016
- Ontario Notice of Rent Increase (Form N1)
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