The contract between the principal tenant and the subtenant can be classified, depending on the exact circumstances, either as a housing rental agreement or as a common law contract. Roommates strongly recommend using the standard residential tenancy agreement form. As a general rule, tourist accommodation contracts apply only to professional accommodation establishments. If this applies to your situation, you must use the standard Rooming Accommodation Agreement form. If you take out your lease and leave documents or money with your landlord, the landlord must either return the documents or money to you or give it to the public agent. . . .