Do I have to pay a deposit when I rent a new place?
Question & AnswerDo I have to pay a deposit when I rent a new place?
Get receipts for all your payments
Housing Law Guided Pathways: Form T1
Fill out tenant application about money you want returned from the landlord
A landlord must give you receipts for all payments if you ask for them. It is illegal for a landlord to charge you for a receipt or refuse to give you one.
Whenever you give a , rent payment, or any other money to your landlord, always make sure you get a receipt. Your receipt should have the following information:
- your name
- the address of your rental unit
- the landlord’s name
- the amount you paid
- the date you paid
- what the money was for
- your landlord’s signature