The LTB has come down hard on a landlord who used a "renoviction" to evict tenants. The Landlord subsequently rented the unit for a much higher rent, leaving the tenants holding the bag. The Toronto Star covered the story in depth, including the ruling of Member Whitmore. To read it, click here. If you are facing a similar situation, feel free to call us for a no-risk consultation. Click here for more information.
Blog.To published an interesting article on Toronto Real Estate. Specifically, on average rent has risen $960.00 per unit within the last three years. Now tenants, who are enjoying a form of rent control, are afraid to move out of their units. If they do, they will lose their security and face market price. To read more, click here.
The Small Claims Court fees rose November 6, 2016 however legal practitioners still haven't gotten used to the changes. For a comprehensive list of fees, see below or click here. Standard Fee Schedule The following fees are payable to clerks of the Small Claims Court in respect of proceedings in that Court: 1. On the filing of a claim by an infrequent claimant, $95. 2. On the filing of a claim by a frequent claimant, $200. 3. On the filing of a defendant’s claim, $95. 4. On t
There are often legal battles over the proper venue relating to commercial tenancies and residential tenancies. A recent Divisional Court case dealt with this issue, giving landlords some guidance on where to start their cases. Sterling Studio Lofts Inc. v. Clayton Stel