Eviction notice Toronto

Unlawful eviction in Toronto, Evicting tenant(s) and fighting eviction.

Often times, the Landlords’ are stuck with bad tenants and go through mental agony in the process of evicting tenant(s). Similarly, there are good tenants fighting eviction by a bad landlord who brought the eviction notice in Toronto and eviction application in bad faith.  The biggest mistake landlords do is unlawful eviction.

Whether it is landlord or tenant facing eviction, both have to know equally their rights and responsibilities in dealing with the proper eviction process. As a landlord, one has to know the legal responsibilities of the landlord in pursuing with eviction notices. A landlord could evict the tenant(s) for many legitimate reasons. However the landlords have to be careful not to engage in unlawful eviction.  The landlord does not have the right to evict a tenant(s) without going through the Landlord and Tenant Board and filing eviction notices, obtaining proper order from the board. For example, a landlord disposing the tenant’s belongings on the roadside and changing the lock without eviction notices filing with the board and obtaining proper eviction order is unlawful eviction.

The reason for eviction can be for non- payment of rent, persistently paying the rent late, illegal activities, interfering with the peaceful enjoyment of the property and few more. Every type of eviction has to begin with filing notices. Once the landlord properly serves the proper N notices, the notice shall follow with the landlord’s application. Landlord can’t evict a tenant(s) for bringing a different tenant(s) who would pay higher rent. This is unlawful eviction.

It is vital for the landlord to properly indicate the unit of the tenant’s dwelling in both the eviction notices and the applications. Sadly, there are many occasions that the applications by the landlords were rejected for flaw in the applications or for flaw in the service of the applications. The result is, a good and a reasonable attempt in evicting tenant(s), failure due to lack of knowledge in filing and serving the document properly. Evicting tenant(s) is a tedious process which requires help of a licensed lawyer or licensed paralegal. The legal professionals could advise the landlords on unlawful eviction.

Terminating a residential tenancy is governed by the Residential Tenancy Act. The landlords’ rights and responsibilities are clearly stated and the process to file a termination of tenancy is also mentioned. Those who are interested in filing for termination of tenancy have to refer to this particular act. It is also better for one to obtain proper legal advice on Termination of tenancy. His Master’s Legal Services offers free legal consultation on the termination of tenancy.


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