24

Jun

RENTING WITH PETS

Ontario’s Residential Tenancies Act does not permit landlords to include “no pet” clauses in rental agreements. The only exception is if the property is a condominium and the condominium corporation’s declaration prohibits pets. You should always be aware of whether the “no pets” stipulation is being set by the landlord (which is illegal) or by the condominium corporation (which […]

24

Jun

LANDLORDS CAN NO LONGER EVICT TENANTS WITHOUT COMPENSATION

Ontario tenants will have additional protection from eviction. When a landlord ends a tenancy to have family members move in, people evicted must receive compensation. Ontario tenants will have more protection from eviction. That’s when new measures aimed at stopping landlords from turfing people from their rental units will take effect. When a landlord ends a tenancy[…]

24

Jun

LANDLORD RESPONSIBILITIES

WHAT ARE MY RESPONSIBILITIES AS A LANDLORD? Renting a home to tenants in Ontario comes with many responsibilities that are set out in the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). These are some of your responsibilities: Keeping the home in good repair: You must repair and maintain the home, and obey provincial and city health, safety and maintenance standards. You are responsible[…]