So far, landlords have established their own leases and could rely on rules from other jurisdictions — either other provinces or the U.S. — that might not apply in Ontario, Houle said. The province`s new lease, which is intended to be “simple” and “easy to understand,” will collect basic information on rent, bonds and incidentals, according to a press release from the province. The standard rental agreement is mandatory from 30 April 2018 for new leases for rent in single and double houses, apartment buildings, rentals and ancillary units such as basements. If the lessor or tenant wishes to break the rental agreement due to a significant breach of the contractual terms, they can turn to the rental services in their province (for example.B. Landlords and tenants, who are part of the Social Justice Division of the Ontario Courts) for more information on next steps. . . .