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Hi.Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.What does the tenancy agreement say about rent? Have you signed it yet? Has he?
we didn't sign anything. It was just a verbal offer which I accepted. The contract suppose to be sign after I will install my equipment and after he will finish to renovate the unit/parking space, to fix a spray boot which is not working properly and poison the air...(nothing from these happened). Now he put me in the corner, with no other choice
Unfortunately until such time as you have a lease or licence signed by the landlord then you merely occupy on the tenancy at will he can ask you to leave on reasonable notice which would probably be one month.
The situation with regard to rent on commercial agreements is completely different from that of residential agreements and for a commercial agreement, he is entitled to charge what rent he likes at the outset and its only on review when the rent is reviewed in accordance with the terms of a lease that you can take it to arbitration.
The situation here is that before you did any work on the property you should have had a formal lease or licence and taken advice on it from a solicitor.
I wish I could give you a more favourable answer but at present, he can do just what he’s doing because you have nothing in writing
Can I clarify anything for you?