Required form for initial rent

In some cantons, you as landlord must inform the new tenant of the previous rent on conclusion of the rental agreement.

The answer in detail

Required form for initial rent

In many regions of Switzerland, the supply of affordable housing is scarce. In order to counteract the associated increase in rent prices, some cantons (currently BS, FR, GE, NE, VD, ZG, ZH) require landlords to provide the previous rent on a form when signing a new lease. 

Find out more in our factsheet.

Important documents
Merkblatt Formularpflicht für den Anfangsmietzins