If you are the remaining tenant on a fixed-term contract after another tenant has terminated their rent for domestic violence; and you are not the relevant sex offender; You can ask the court to end your lease. If the lessor illegally terminates the contract, the tenant may be entitled to reimbursement of the moving costs. I also remember our employees who checked some connection with the previous real estate agent. The officer told our employee that the tenants had lived in a new house that did not have an occupancy certificate, because there were a few small outstanding issues. When the landlord decided to move in and terminate the lease, the tenant took the landlord to court and won. Our impression was that it was mostly these sneaky tenants who were looking for such real estate. So your plan was to spend rent for life for free by taking advantage of the landlords. Good luck, Bec Reid. The three-month interim leases apply to clients of Australian nationality or permanent residents who have not applied for a six-month interim lease on time or who have applied to be recognized as tenants of a property managed by DCJ. The purpose of the lease is to ensure that household members have a stable lease while looking for alternative housing.

Fixed-term contracts of more than three years are subject to the same optional break clause, unless the lease sets a break tax in another amount. The expiry of the lease does not necessarily end the lease. If a “periodic” term is chosen, the lease is automatically renewed on the same terms as the first lease, unless it is amended by a formal termination, in accordance with the law. A one-year “periodic monthly lease” is therefore in fact 12 separate leases, automatically renewed. The lease is automatically renewed until one of the parties wishes to terminate the lease (by a correct termination, as required by law). The landlord/representative can ask the court to challenge your notification. If the court finds that the lessor/agent has corrected the infringement, it can cancel your termination and the lease is upheld or orders you to pay compensation. The booking fee is a sum of money (up to the equivalent of one week`s rent) that a potential tenant gives to a landlord while the landlord decides to accept the tenant`s request. Booking fees must be a sign of good faith, but do not guarantee the rental agreement. If the rental agreement continues, the booking fee will be charged as rent for the tenant`s first week. If the landlord does not accept the rental agreement or make a decision within 1 week of paying the fee, the landlord must refund the booking fee.

If the rental agreement is granted but the tenant no longer wishes to accept the rental agreement, the landlord has the right to keep the booking fee. The lessor can apply for a termination order without notice if he suffers unreasonable difficulties if the lease continues, the court can make a termination order and can also order the lessor to compensate you for the loss of the lease. As a general rule, when a tenant accepts a temporary rent, usually for 6 months or 1 year, the tenant agrees to be responsible for the rent for that period. When the tenant has emptied the premises before the term of the contract expires, the tenant generally remains responsible for paying the rent for the duration of the lease (provided that the lease is not in a jurisdiction allowing the tenant to prematurely terminate an early termination of a fixed-term lease).