Northwest Territories

Rent or lease a house, apartment or duplex in NWT to a tenant with these affordable Residential Lease and Tenancy Forms for the Northwest Territories.

For termination notices, go to NWT Landlord and Tenant Notice Forms.

The Residential Tenancies Act and the Regulations to that Act govern tenancy agreements in the Northwest Territories. It clearly sets out the responsibilities of the landlord and tenant during the term of the tenancy.

The landlord must provide the tenant with a signed copy of the tenancy agreement within 60 days of it being signed. If the landlord fails to do this, the tenant can pay the rent to the rental officer until the landlord provides the required copy.
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NWT Agreement for Early Termination of Lease

Cancel a tenant's lease before the end of the lease term with this Northwest Territories Agreement for Early Termination of Lease form.

  • This form is not for evictions. It can only be used when both the landlord and tenant agree to terminate the lease early.
  • This Agreement is for residential tenants only. A different form is required for commercial rental properties.
  • The tenant must still give the land.....

NWT Agreement for Tenant Alterations to Rental Unit

NWT landlords, allow your tenant to make alterations to the rental premises with this Agreement for Tenant Alterations to Rental Unit for Northwest Territories.

  • The tenant must use only the materials and procedures set out in the agreement.
  • The tenant confirms that s/he is not acting as an employee of the landlord.
  • The tenant waives all claims against the landlord for injury, loss or damage suffered as a result of the work.
  • The agreement contains a.....

NWT Landlord Permission to Sublet

Get your landlord's consent to assign your lease or sublet your rental unit for the rest of the lease term with this Permission Agreement to Sublet or Assign Lease for the Northwest Territories.

  • The new tenant must meet the landlord's requirements, and the landlord must give its written approval of the new tenant.
  • The form contains clauses for either an assignment of the lease or a sublease of the premises.
  • The landlord has the option to hold the existi.....

NWT Lease Co-Signer Agreement

NWT landlords, if you are signing a lease with a tenant who is a student and/or a minor, make sure a parent or guardian of the tenant executes this Lease Co-Signer Agreement for Northwest Territories.

The co-signer agrees to:
  • have the landlord check his ⁄ her credit,
  • guarantee that the tenant complies with the rental agreement,
  • guarantee the payment of rent.
This Northwest Territories Lease Co-Signer Agreement is prov.....

NWT Residential Lease Extension

Extend the term of a tenant's lease with this Northwest Territories Residential Lease Extension Agreement.

  • The landlord and tenant must both agree to extend the lease term for an additional period.
  • The lease cost now becomes a monthly rental payment for the duration of the extended term.
  • All other provisions of the original lease which are not amended in the Extension Agreement remain the same.
  • This Agreement is only for residential tenancies. For .....

NWT Residential Tenancy Agreement

Rent out a house, apartment or mobile home in the Northwest Territories with this NWT Residential Tenancy Agreement.

The lease can be for either a fixed term, such as 6 months, 1 year, etc. or for a periodic tenancy, such as month to month. This rental agreement can also used for mobile homes or mobile home sites (pads).

The Agreement contains standard provisions for tenancies, including:

  • payment and disposition of the tenant's security deposit;
  • $29.99