Among the most frequently prohibited provisions are: a fixed contract is valid for a defined period (usually six or twelve months) indicated in the rental agreement. A rental agreement can still be a fixed-term contract, even if the rent is paid weekly or monthly. When notifying section 8, it is important to ensure that the reasons you wish to base your ownership are also mentioned in the rental agreement as reasons for early possession/termination. The landlord has confidence that the tenant is maintaining the property in good condition and condition. The deposit is respected in order to ensure that any damage (beyond fair wear and tear) can be repaired at the end of the lease. A written agreement defines the obligations and rights of the tenant and the landlord.