Can landlord keep security deposit for breaking lease Alberta?
Beside this, can landlord keep security deposit for breach of contract?
If a tenant breaks their lease, the landlord can keep all or part of the security deposit necessary to cover the costs associated with this breach. You may also be able to charge the tenant the court costs or attorney fees necessary if you have taken legal action against them.
One may also ask, how long does a landlord have to return damage deposit in Alberta? The tenant must be advised in writing within 10 days of the actual cost of damages if they are known, or an estimate if repairs are not complete. An itemized list of the costs must be provided, or if an estimate, repairs must be completed and the deposit returned to the tenant within 30 days.
Beside above, can a tenant terminate a lease early in Alberta?
A landlord is not obligated to accept a tenant's notice to terminate a fixed term tenancy before the end of the fixed term, but may agree to an early termination, or an assignment or sublease. At the end of the fixed term agreement, the landlord and tenant may both want to continue the tenancy.
What happens when you break a rental lease in Alberta?
There is no notice required by the landlord or yourself, if you are moving out. The law requires the landlord to make reasonable efforts to rent the premises even if you break the lease, but if no tenant is found, you will probably have to pay the rent until the fixed term tenancy ends.