Landlords are allowed to ask a tenant to pay a security deposit at the start of a tenancy.
For more information:
- Read the Residential Landlord and Tenant handbook
- Read the Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
- Read the Residential Tenancies Regulation
- Read the Residential Tenancies Rent Index Regulation
Interest on security deposits
The Security Deposit Interest Rates table shows the interest to be paid on the security deposit for each time period. The interest is not compounded; it is calculated for each time period.
Online interest calculator
The Online Interest Calculator was created to help you calculate interest.
For questions about security deposits email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 867-667-5944, toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5944.
You can also visit our office at 307 Black Street, 1st floor, Whitehorse.