The lease is a contract between you and your landlord. It can be written or oral. The lease gives you and your landlord certain rights. For example, your right to occupy the accommodation and your landlord`s right to obtain rent for the rental of the accommodation. Your landlord can only charge you rent if they have given you their name and address – it doesn`t matter if you have a written lease or not. If you are disabled, your landlord may need to change the lease if a contract term means you are worse off than someone without your disability. As a general rule, a rental agreement can only be changed if you and your landlord agree. If you both agree, the amendment must be recorded in writing, either by drafting a new written document outlining the terms of the lease, or by amending the existing written lease. It`s easier to terminate a monthly lease than a long lease…