Affordable Legal Representation at Landlord Tenant Board Hearings for Above Guideline Index Rent Increases, Eviction for Unlawful Conduct, and more!
Reder Aylwin Gillis provides legal services for Landlord and Tenant Board matters involving Above Guideline Index Rent Increases, Eviction for Unlawful Conduct, and more as issues common to concerns governed by the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, Chapter 17. With this said, sometimes when a dispute arises between a residential landlord and tenants, certain issues must proceed at the Landlord Tenant Board and other issues must proceed at the Small Claims Court. Failure to bring specific issues into the proper forum may cause dismissal of proceedings. It is also possible that upon dismissal, the right to redo or restart proceedings in the proper forum is lost. Accordingly, choosing the proper forum is imperative. With other cases, such as commercial tenancy disputes, the issues are beyond the jurisdiction of the Landlord Tenant Board and must be pursued in the Small Claims Court (or higher court) depending on circumstances and the legal issues involved and whether the matter involves less than the $35,000 per Plaintiff limit.
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Common Housing Concerns:
When a landlord or tenant files an Application with the Landlord Tenant Board, particulars, being the specific details of allegations, are required.Learn More
The duty and responsibility for the maintenance of residential complex is statutorily mandated upon the landlord; and accordingly, the duty to treat a bed bug...Learn More
Does the Discovery Principle Apply to Various Time Limits Within the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006? Generally, Landlord Tenant Board Proceedings...Learn More
Certain events, such as a major fire, flood or serious water damage, tornado or windstorm, or other unforeseen circumstances, including changes in law, may...Learn More
The use of a fresh lease at the end of a lease period as a means to impose a rent increase above the allowable guideline is unlawful.Learn More
If a matter is brought in the wrong venue, the matter may be 'kicked out'; and getting kicked out of the wrong venue when past the date in which the matter...Learn More
Where a landlord and tenant engage in mutually harassing conduct without either taking a higher road, abatement compensation may be negated.Learn More
When increasing the rent rate applicable to most residential tenancy arrangements, a landlord must provide the tenant with proper notice via the required form...Learn More
It is somewhat common that a lease will contain a 'no pets' clause; however, any such provision within a lease agreement is void despite the agreement...Learn More
Does a Tenant Have a Right to Decline Entry If a Landlord Wants to Take Pictures of An Apartment? A Landlord Must Obtain the Consent of a Tenant If the...Learn More
Whether a rented premise is legally classified as residential or commercial can have a significant affect upon the parties to a lease arrangement.Learn More
Lease agreements requiring a key deposit are lawful subject to the condition that the deposit be equivalent to the cost to replace the key.Learn More
The smoking habits of a tenant may cause interference in the reasonable enjoyment of neighbouring units occupied by other tenants or even neighbour properties...Learn More
A landlord is statutorily required to hold and protect the private information regarding a tenant. Failure to do so may result in a Landlord Tenant Board...Learn More
The maintenance requirements imposed upon a landlord per the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 appear as without limit to the triviality of the concern.Learn More
Feeling slighted by rent arrears due to failure of payment or perceived misconduct by a tenant, a landlord may wish to lockout a tenant; however, doing so...Learn More
While it would seem that where rent is defined within a lease agreement as a specified dollar amount plus utilities, the issue of unpaid utilities should come...Learn More