How much notice does a landlord have to give by law?

How much notice does a landlord have to give by law?

1 month’s notice if your tenancy runs from month to month. 4 weeks’ notice if your tenancy runs from week to week. If you live with your landlord. You don’t have to give a set amount of notice (unless your tenancy agreement says otherwise).

Can someone check your bank account balance?

While many banks no longer allow for this, some banks will still provide general amount account balance amount information to people that simply call and request it. For example, if someone knows your checking account information, they can call the bank to verify funds on a check — even if no check actually exists.

What makes a tenancy agreement void?

A lease is automatically void when it is against the law, such as a lease for an illegal purpose. In other circumstances, like fraud or duress, a lease can be declared void at the request of one party but not the other.

How to know your tenant rights and obligations?

Have a joint incoming and outgoing inspection with the landlord. A lease can be in verbal written form. Obviously a written lease agreement is recommended as this clearly sets out the rights and obligations of both the tenant and the landlord.

Can a tenancy agreement be taken to the tribunal?

The tenancy agreement is a legal contract between you and the landlord. If your landlord doesn’t do something they’ve agreed to in it, you can take them to the Tenancy Tribunal (see “Problems with your landlord: What you can do” later in this chapter). Your agreement will be one of the following two kinds:

Why did the landlord change her mind about the tenant?

The Tenancy Tribunal concluded this was the reason why the landlord changed her mind about the tenant and gave notice to end the tenancy only a month and a half after it had started. The tenant had told the landlord repeatedly that in fact she and her partner were both working.

What was the dispute between the tenant and the landlord?

What had triggered the dispute was that the tenant had asked the landlord to consider becoming a WINZ (Work and Income) provider, so that WINZ would advance the tenant the bond money and the tenant could then pay WINZ back over time.