For example, if the current lease is month-to-month presumably either party may terminate the lease as long as that party gives the required notice. So, if the landlord wants the tenant to sign a new lease and the tenant refuses, the landlord can enforce the terms of the current lease and terminate the lease.Can a landlord force a tenant to sign a new lease?
Depending on how long you have been a tenant, your landlord may not force you to sign a new lease with substantial changes. Whether a late fee is deemed a "substantial" change is a question for the court although I have seen judges deem a late fee to not be a substantial change and have allowed it.What is a landlord tenant agreement?
The person using the property is called a tenant. The agreement between a landlord and a tenant is called a lease or rental agreement. The landlord and tenant relationship has its roots in Feudalism, a system of land use and ownership that flourished in Europe between the tenth and thirteenth centuries.