Rental Agreements and Rights

Whether you are a student or a property owner, make sure you have an official rental agreement. The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (IRAC) has a Standard Form Rental Agreement, or you can visit the Office of the Director of Residential Rental Property website Rental Forms page.

Tenant rights and responsibilities

Read more about tenant rights on the Tenant Support Centre website and refer to their Renting on PEI: A Guide for Tenants

PEI Environmental Health - Rental Accommodations Program

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Protecting and promoting privacy rights

"Renting on PEI" publications in:

Other tenant and rental rights resources

PEI Rental of Residential Property Act
Office of the Director of Residential Rental Property
Tenant Insurance
PEI Human Rights Commission

Municipal bylaws

City of Charlottetown 
Town of Cornwall
Town of Stratford


All information on this website is provided "as is" without warranty. UPEI, its officers, employees and agents (collectively "UPEI") are not responsible or liable for any arrangements or agreements made between users of this website ("Users") and off-campus housing providers. UPEI assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage incurred by an individual arising in any way out of the information provided on this website and/or through the Off-campus Housing Coordinator. Users seeking to rent a property are responsible for making appropriate inquiries before agreeing to rent a property. When using off-campus housing providers to secure living arrangements, Users are strongly discouraged from sending money to anyone prior to viewing the location and securing a fully signed written rental agreement. UPEI highly recommends that all users educate themselves in identifying potential rental scams.