The landlord can only terminate a lease for a limited number of reasons. This is determined by law. These reason are:
- The tenant does not behave as a good tenant, for example in the event of large rent arrears or serious nuisance.
At the end of a temporary contract that stipulates that you must leave the house after the contract has expired.
- PLEASE NOTE: Even though your contract states that it is temporary, it does not mean that this is the case. A lease must meet several requirements to serve as a temporary lease. Be sure to let us check this if you’re not sure!
- Due to urgent personal use. This can be understood to mean 2 things:
- Urgent personal use because the landlord wants to occupy the house himself. This is only allowed after the landlord has been the owner for three years.
- If the landlord wants to demolish or renovate the house. There are also strict rules on this, so please contact us if this occurs.
- If the owner of the living space goes bankrupt, but there is still a mortgage on the property. This is not possible if you were already renting before the owner bought the house.
- Ordinary sale of the house is emphatically not a valid reason to terminate the lease. Then you simply get a new landlord.
Very rare reasons:
- If you as a tenant refuse to sign an offer for a reasonably new lease.
- If the landlord wants to realize a zoning plan.
- In the case of landlady rooms, the landlord (the landlady) may terminate the rent during the first 9 months without giving any reason.