Landlord Rights

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It is important for the landlords to know the rights and responsibilities prior to dealing with prospective tenants and tenants. The Residential Tenancy Act has clearly stipulated the rights and responsibilities for Landlords in most case scenarios. A landlord who breaches such established laws would be reprimanded. Get a professional Landlord Tenant Paralegal services in Toronto from expert legal adviser to minimize your costs and loss of income. Contact Us Today.

Tenant Rights

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Tenant should know his/her rights in terms of renting a residential property and associated responsibilities with the residential rental unit. There are numerous questions a tenant would face from the time the tenant start to look for a residential unit for renting. How to deal with a landlord discriminating tenant on the basis of prohibited grounds of discrimination.

Rental Rules

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Landlord and Tenant are governed by the rules established by the Residential Tenancy Act, 2006. Part two of the Act deals with Tenancy Agreements, Part three deals with responsibilities of landlords, Part four deals with responsibilities of tenants, Part five deals with security tenure and termination of tenancies.

Evictions

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The landlord could legally evict a tenant under certain circumstances. The eviction notice would be given only after filing the Notice of Termination with the board. Having filed the notice of termination with the number of days required prior to filing Notice of Eviction. Landlord could also apply for expedited eviction based on certain circumstances. If you are the landlord you have to know the proper procedure involving filing such Eviction Notice

Termination

Termination

The landlord may bring the notice of termination for number of reasons, one of them is the most common one; nonpayment of rent. There are many other circumstances for a landlord to bring notice of termination, such as misrepresentation of income, illegal activities and reasonable enjoyment.

Enforcement

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An order issued by the Board is similar to a court order. The order is the decision by the member of the board. There are many types of orders, such as,

  • an interim order,
  • an ex parte order,
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