1. Check if the notice is complete

The rent increase guideline for 2024 is 2.5%. For 2023, it's also 2.5%. You can learn about how the rent guideline works in How much can my rent go up?

You don't have to pay a rent increase if the landlord did not give you a written .

If you got a notice that is written on one of the LTB's forms (N1 or N2), check that all the information is complete. If the notice is not on an LTB form, check that it contains all of the following information:

  • date of notice
  • date rent increase is to take effect
  • amount of new rent
  • your address, including unit number
  • name, phone number, and signature of the person the notice is from

If the provincial rent increase guideline applies to your unit, the notice should be on a Form N1. It must show the increase in dollars and as a percentage, and must say one of the following:

  • that the percentage increase is less than or equal to the provincial guideline, or
  • that it is more than the guideline and the landlord has applied to the LTB for approval, or
  • that it is more than the guideline and the LTB has already approved it
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