Frequently Asked Questions
You should find out whether there is a municipal by-law which might restrict the occupation of the house to only one family. In Winnipeg, contact Winnipeg City Hall Inquiries:
You should also consider signing a contract with the person who will be renting the room. The contract should deal with issues like how much rent will be paid, how long the agreement is for, how much notice must be given to end the agreement.
There are a number of situations in which you can evict a tenant. You can evict a tenant if:
For more information about the rules for evictions, contact the Residential Tenancies Branch at (204) 945-2476 or 1-800-782-8403. Their website is at https://www.gov.mb.ca/cca/rtb/coverpagertb.html?.
No, but there are rules that you have to follow about how and when you can evict a tenant. Also, if your tenant has a child in school, you may not be able to evict during the school year in some cases.