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4.7 Tenancy Agreements with Roommates

4.7.1 Co-Tenants sharing a unit
4.7.2 Tenants in common –Renting a room
4.7.3 Occupants
 

There are different rules that apply when two or more people rent a place. The type of tenancy agreement you will have will depend on the relationship between you and the landlord, as well as the relationship between you and your roommates.

There are three potential ways of structuring a tenancy involving more than one person, and each has its pros and cons. On this page, there are a series of videos that describe each roommate situation. View the videos for the type of arrangement that applies to you. When you are done, move on to the next section.