If my landlord refuses to give a lease or rental agreement, what are my rights to obtain one?

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I am a business owner. I feel that I need a lease because my landlord frequently increases my rent. He also expects me to fix the equipment I rent from him when it breaks. Can I force him to give me a lease or rental agreement? If so, how? If not, what can I do to ensure I am not unjustly evicted?

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