WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD AND THE RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD AND THE RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT

July 30, 2014 What is the Landlord and Tenant Board? Provides information about the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) Used to resolves disputes between residential landlords and tenants Both Landlords and/or tenants can file an application with the board A hearing will be set, and a member of the board will make a decision based on[…]

STOP EVICTION BY SHERIFF

STOP EVICTION BY SHERIFF

If the Landlord and Tenant Board, Ontario, has issued an Order to terminate your tenancy or lease and evict, the law allows for a right to stop and delay eviction, (when you must vacate or move out) of the rental unit, apartment or condominium until an appeal is heard. If you want to learn more[…]

SMALL CLAIMS COURT – REAL ESTATE – CIVIL LITIGATION

SMALL CLAIMS COURT – REAL ESTATE – CIVIL LITIGATION

Legal Update Toronto Small Claims Court Judge rules that a Real Estate Broker is not entitled to a commission from a Buyer client due to non-completion of the Purchase transaction due to financial failure of the builder. Real Estate – Civil Litigation – Toronto Small Claims Court – July 2015 In a recent decision the[…]

RESPONSIBILITIES OF LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

RESPONSIBILITIES OF LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Residential Tenancies Act Repairs and Maintenance The Residential Tenancies Act (the “Act”) governs the relationship between Landlords and Tenants. Please see below the responsibilities of each party as defined by the Act: 1. Landlords’ Responsibilities Clean and maintain all common areas – for example, shoveling snow and cleaning the hallways) Keep the rental unit and[…]

LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD

LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD

Legal Update – July 2015 Residential Tenancy Agreements – Landlord and Tenant Board – Toronto North – RO Landlord and Tenant Board (the “Board”) rules that the Agreement between CMHA TB, the Tenant and SGI, the Landlord is not a residential tenancy agreement falling within the scope of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the “RTA”)[…]

INFORMATION FOR NEW TENANTS

INFORMATION FOR NEW TENANTS

Pursuant to section 11 of the Residential Tenancies Act, the landlord must provide to the tenant information relating to the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants, the role of the Landlord and Tenant Board (the “Board”), and how to contact the Board. This information must be provided to the tenant on or before the[…]