Make sure that the assignment of the repair and maintenance of the property is clearly stated in the rental agreement. Under section 16 of the Rent Act, it is the landlord`s responsibility, unless the parties agree otherwise. As a general rule, however, the landlord is responsible for major repairs or construction and the tenant is responsible for small repairs. It is not uncommon for the parties to accept a threshold, z.B. that the owner be responsible for repairs that cost more than 500/1,000 AED (117/334). Rents. Dubai. Rental rights . Rights as a tenant in Dubai In all cases above, the landlord must inform the tenant at least ninety (90) days before the expiry of the contract with reasons of eviction. If you believe that your landlord has unreasonable reasons for eviction, you can file a formal complaint with the Rental Disputes Settlement Centre (RDSC), an establishment specially created to resolve all disputes between landlords and tenants in Dubai. A rental agreement must be signed by both the landlord and the tenant in the presence of a witness. You should also request a copy of the Ejari certificate as soon as the lease has been registered by the lessor, as not all disputes between the parties are held by the Dubai Rental Dispute Settlement Centre without proof of a valid Ejari registration.
They should include rules on the use of common areas and parking lots for tenants/visitors. All other legal restrictions, for example. B whether or not a tenant can run a domestic business, and what type. Be sure to clearly define all fees or penalties that the tenant will incur for the early termination of the tenancy agreement. Especially since there are no specific rera laws that cover this issue. Our team of lawyers has developed a proposed rental agreement that is perfectly suited to the needs of tenants and landlords who rent residential properties in Dubai. The lease is written in English and Arabic according to local laws and customs. This document can be used for an unlimited number of time and it is suitable as an endorsement for Ejari contract renewals as well as new leases. If you`re building your lease, Ejari is a good place to start.