The proposed Rental Fairness Act will penalize landlords who intend to use their own houses. Currently, under the Residential Tenancies Act, landlords can file an L2 application for "own use". Under the new proposed law, landlords would be responsible to pay tenants if using this remedy at the Landlord and Tenant Board. To read more, click here.
The Residential Tenancies Act is set to change as the government is planning on introducing the Rental Fairness Act. Among the many changes it will include rent control and different reasons a landlord can raise the rent above the guideline. To read more, click here for the CBC article.
The Ontario government is set to roll out a tax for all non-residents who purchase houses. This plan is meant to cool the red-hot Ontario housing market. In addition, the government plans on expanding rent control laws. To read more abut this from the Toronto Star, click here. To read the Citynews article, click here. To read the CBC article, click here.
CBC recently posted an article showing the situation of a Toronto landlord. The eviction process became a nightmare, and the landlord had considerable damages. If this story sounds familiar, make sure to schedule a consultation with us. To read the article, click here.
A landlord in Toronto has recently sent a few of their tenants notice that their rent has doubled from $1650.00 to $3300.00. Some will ask, is that legal? Call us to see what your rights are - whether you are a landlord or tenant. For a clue, read the article here.
Police got a tip that luxury cars were speeding and driving aggressively on Hwy. 400. As a result, police pulled over and impounded 12 high-end cars. These tickets will be hard to get convictions on as there is no evidence as to who was driving nor what these exact vehicles were doing. To read more, click here.