New Delhi: Whenever you rent a house, you must enter into an agreement with the landlord. Living in a rented house without a rental agreement is an offence. A lease agreement is an agreement between a tenant and a landlord, which is made according to certain terms and conditions. A tenancy agreement is usually an 11-month contract between the landlord and the tenant. Must be done before commencement of lease. If both want, it can be extended again by 6 months or 11 months. Majority of people live in rented houses in metro cities and metro cities. In such situation this message will be useful for you. Without a tenancy agreement, the landlord cannot demand rent or more money from you. Let’s see what the law says about this.
Can’t ask for extra money
According to the Property Tenancy Act, a landlord cannot demand additional payment from his tenant without registering the tenancy agreement. On the other hand, after the expiry of the contract date, he cannot charge more rent from you without renewing the contract. In order to increase the rent, the old contract must be renewed. Only then will he have the right to charge more rent from you.
If you want higher rent, complain here
In big cities it is often seen that landlords raise rents at will without time. Which is not legal. In such a situation, if your landlord asks you for higher rent, you can complain about it. For this, a complaint can be lodged against him under the Rent Control Act in the Collector’s Office under the Rent Section. At the same time, he can’t evict you unless you pay more.