Saturday, September 26, 2020
Home UAE Dubai How to Solve Rental Payment Dispute in Dubai

How to Solve Rental Payment Dispute in Dubai

If you don’t know it yet, the tenant-landlord relationship is actually regulated by Law No. 33 of Concerning the Relationship Between Landlords and Tenants 2008 in Dubai. For rental payment disputes, you can seek the help of the Rental Disputes Settlement Centre (RDSC). This is a good thing about Dubai, being able to fight for your right as a tenant which involves a significant amount of money.

Also Read: Things to Consider When Relocating to Dubai

Most expats choose to rent space instead of buying their own real estate abroad. It is expected that not everyone can afford to buy a property the first time they enter a particular country. If you’re here in Dubai, renting your own villa or apartment, you should be aware that you can raise an appeal if something wrong about the payment comes in between you and your landlord. To know how to solve the rental payment dispute, here are the things you need to know.

Rental Dispute Dubai

What Are The Disputes RDSC Can Handle?

  • Any tenancy disputes in Dubai excluding finance lease contracts and long-term lease contracts.
  • Any rental disputes within the free zone areas excluding the areas under the special jurisdiction of courts and committees.

Also Read: Life Insurance in Dubai for Expats

What Are The Circumstances To Successfully File An Appeal?

  • Both parties should negotiate in order to settle any rental disputes. But in case the negotiation fails, that the time the RDSC can help.
  • Once the amicable settlement is obtained, both parties should enter into the reconciliation agreement.
  • Any one of the parties may choose to file an appeal only if the claim is more than AED 100,000.
  • Special circumstances where parties may file even if the rental claim is below AED 100,000 are the following:
    Eviction judgment

    • Violation of jurisdiction regulations
    • There are some things that are not requested by the party.
    • There are some things that are beyond the request of the party.
    • There are some things that are disregarded by the party.
    • Notice is not properly served
    • There is a forgery or forged documents
    • The agreement would have been different if no information has been hidden from the party

If you experience any of those circumstances above, you may seek the advice of the RDSC so they can help you settle the dispute as early as possible. Raise awareness by sharing this with your loved ones who are in Dubai as well. As an expat, we should be helping each other to become knowledgeable of everything.

Must Read

How to Compute Gratuity Pay in Saudi Arabia

In Saudi Arabia, if you resigned or get terminated from your work, you don’t only get to serve the notice period for your employer....

Guide to Banking in Saudi Arabia

If you are an expatriate living and working in Saudi Arabia, you have to be knowledgeable of your banking needs in this country. Bank...

Employment Notice Period in Saudi Arabia

If you are an expat currently working in Saudi Arabia and you want to find a new employer to whom you could work, you...

How to Transfer to a New Job in Saudi Arabia

Are you planning to resign from your current job and transfer to a new job? Regardless if you’re a new expat in Saudi Arabia...

What’s Huroob and How Can You Exit Saudi Without Jail

We are going to talk about Huroob and how can expats exist from Saudi Arabia without spending time in jail. A lot of you...