If you have a month-to-month agreement, you can end your tenancy by giving your landlord one full month notice in writing.
If you have a fixed-term tenancy, you are generally not allowed to move out early unless you:
have reached an agreement with your landlord
have assigned or sublet your tenancy
are leaving because your landlord has breached a material term
are fleeing family violence, or
are moving into a long-term care facility.
There are three main types of eviction notices
10 Day Notice for Non-Payment of Rent
One Month Notice for Cause, and
Two Month Notice for Landlord Use of Property.
Deadlines to challenge eviction notices through dispute resolution can be very short. For a 10 Day Eviction Notice, you have 5 days to apply for dispute resolution; for a One Month Eviction Notice, you have 10 days; and for a Two Month Eviction Notice, you have 15 days.
A Writ of Possession gives the landlord the right to hire a court-approved bailiff to legally remove a tenant and their possessions from a rental unit.
At the end of your tenancy, you are expected to do a reasonably thorough clean of your rental unit and participate in a move-out condition inspection report.
Once your tenancy has officially ended and you have provided your forwarding address in writing, your landlord has 15 days to do one of three things:
Return your deposit
Get your written consent to keep some or all of your deposit
Apply for dispute resolution to keep some or all of your deposit
If your landlord does not follow this proper procedure, you can go after them for double the amount of the deposit.