Posted by genieSABRE on Oct 17, 2012
Eviction Tip Sheet

Eviction Tip Sheet

So You Think You Can Landlord?

Source: Hannif Highclass c/o Genie Sabre Realty Inc.
Publish:MY BLOG: Toronto Real Estate:

LANDLORD AND TENANTS ACT

Owning a rental property can be a terrific way to invest, but finding the right tenant isn’t always easy. For those who end up with a problem tenant, there is assistance available. This recent article from Canadian Real Estate Wealth details the important steps to take if you find yourself in this situation.

The first and possibly most important step is to be prepared. Evicting a tenant can be a lengthy and complicated process. It helps to be familiar with what is coming up, or consult someone who can assist. Contacting your local Landlord Tenant Board is normally the best course of action, as you will be in touch with qualified professionals who are knowledgeable about the process. Finally, don’t hesitate to attempt to correct problem behavior  Addressing your concerns promptly is important – waiting or ignoring the behavior will only make it worse.

Click here:    For The Full Article From Canadian Real Estate Wealth.

When can my landlord evict me?

  • Your landlord must have a legal reason to do so and it must be listed in the Residential Tenancies Act.
  • Your landlord can evict you for any one of the following reasons:
  • You don’t pay your rent, or you frequently pay your rent late.
  • You or your guest do something illegal in your unit or building.
  • You cause excessive damage to the apartment or building.
  • You or your guest unreasonably disturb the landlord or other tenants in the building.
  • You have too many people living in the unit. In this case, “too many” means a number that is against health, safety or housing standards.
  • You lied about your income when you applied to rent the unit.
  • The owner or a member of the owner’s family wants to move into your apartment. In this case, “family” means spouse, child, parent, spouse’s child, spouse’s parent or a caregiver for any of them.
  • The owner will destroy the building, make extensive repairs that require the unit to be empty, or change the unit so that it is no longer used as housing.

A landlord cannot evict you for these reasons:

  • You have children, or your children are noisy.
  • You have pets (unless it disturbs others).
  • You ask for repairs.
You can contact a legal clinic or housing help center for more information. To find help in your area, go to Services Near Me.

For More Information

  • Moving Out - This booklet describes what tenants have to do if they want to move out, and what can happen if they do not follow the rules.
  • Landlord and Tenant Board - Provides information about the RTA and to resolve disputes between most residential landlords and tenants.
  • What Tenants Need to Know About the Law - Topics covered include rent increases, deposits and other charges, repairs and maintenance, privacy, moving out, and eviction.


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