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New Rule 33 and Revised L1/L9 Information Update Form (June 13 2013)

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve service, the Board introduced changes to some of its processes and the forms and Rules of Practice that support those processes.

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Starting a Tenancy

The Residential Tenancies Act does not require all landlords and tenants to have a written tenancy agreement or lease. A tenancy agreement can be an oral or written arrangement. However, it is generally better to have a written agreement. A … Continue reading

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Entering the Tenant’s Unit

The Residential Tenancies Act (the Act) allows a landlord to enter a tenant’s unit only under specific circumstances. In most cases, the landlord must first give the tenant 24 hours written notice, stating when they will enter and for what … Continue reading

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Rent: How is the rent on a rental unit decided?

When a rental unit is vacant, a landlord and the person looking to rent the unit negotiate a rent and decide what services (such as hydro or parking) are included. Once the tenancy begins, the rules about rent and the … Continue reading

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Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) Initiatives – September 19, 2012

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve service, and as the result of recently passed legislation, the Board is amending some of its forms and processes. The changes, when finalized, will be introduced in 2013.

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Can a Tenant Be Evicted in the Winter?

Yes. There is nothing in the Residential Tenancies Act that prevents a tenant from being evicted during the winter months. What is the process for evicting a tenant?

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More about the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Residential Tenancies Act

The Landlord and Tenant Board (the Board administers the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the Act). This law sets out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenant who rent residential properties.

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The Reasons a Landlord Can Give a Notice to End a Tenancy

The Residential Tenancies Act (the Act) has rules for how a landlord can end a residential tenancy and evict a tenant. A landlord can end a tenancy only for the reasons allowed by the Act. Landlord must give proper notice.

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Giving a Notice to Move to a tenant

If a tenant does not pay the full rent by the end of the day that it is due, a landlord can ask the tenant to pay the money they owe or move out of the rental unit. If a … Continue reading

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If a tenant does not pay rent

It is very important that rent payments are made on time. The rent is late if the full amount is not paid by midnight on the day it is due. A landlord does not have to accept partial payment of … Continue reading

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